v30_washingtonThe bible says "Do not judge, lest you be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged and with the same measure you use, it will be measured to you." Matthew 7:1-2. For the record, that’s pretty simple stuff. Now when you consider that these words come straight from Christ, they take on a bigger meaning than something your mother taught you as a child, or maybe something you heard in last week’s bible study.

v30_washingtonThe subject today is sin.

Would anyone like to suggest how we master it? What are its consequences? From a moral perspective, is sin just a set of rules someone put forth back in the day to keep a so called civilized society in check? Isn’t it true that the culture and customs of a particular nation might be just the thing that would make the stomachs of those in a different nation turn inside out? In my vain attempt to put some perspective on this, let me put forth that I believe there are sins of the flesh and sins of the spirit. Most of us, however, would generally accept the premise that there is an obvious difference between moral and immoral. Others would suggest, you do yo’ thang, I’ll do mine. Do what you wanna do. But isn’t morality a barometer for sin? Aren’t there rules for the ages that really are etched in stone and never change?

v30_roberson_article“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.” II Timothy 4: 7-8.

Reverend Johnnie Jeffery Roberson, 94, of Houston, Texas was born March 27, 1918, in New Gulf, Texas. He passed peacefully into the arms of our Lord on Tuesday, July 10, 2012.

v30_WillSmithWill Smith is looking to make his directorial debut on a film about the biblical story of Cain and Abel, reports

The project is in development at Sony and is being produced by Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment.

v30_thumperA woman is accused of using God’s word as a weapon against her pastor in their Mid-South church. A 63-year-old church member used a Bible to hit the pastor in the head after he told her and other members to leave or he would call the Sheriff. “He’s got the demon in him,” Ina Garrett said.

Ina Garrett, a life-long member of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Selmer, Tennessee decided to knock that demon out of pastor Leon Taylor.


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