The Blame Game

A singer named Joe South sang a song titled “The Games People Play.” “The Blame Game” is one such game. Here’s how it works: If I can divert attention to someone else and away from my own responsibility or excuse myself for my own sinful or carnal actions or reactions, I can hold off the…

Whatever Happened to Hell?

Several years ago people were asked several survey questions about eternal life. One of the questions asked, “Do you know anyone who’s going to go to hell?” revealed that on the average, people knew at least five others who were going to hell, but they themselves weren’t going. Big shock, right? “What happens after I…

The Problem with Sin

“Human beings, all over the earth, have this curious idea that they ought to behave in a certain way, and can’t really get rid of it.” C.S. Lewis I always tell Bible students and others I try to help that things in the Bible often come in three’s: Proverbs 22:19-21: “Have I not written to…

A Little Dab Won’t Do Ya

Some of you will remember the jingle, “A little Dab’ll do ya.” Others will need to thumb through your yellowed, dog-eared history notes or check the Internet for this advertising commercial jingle that originated from the manufacturer of a men’s hair product called Brylcreem. The alternative to Brylcreem was “greasy kid’s stuff,” illustrated best by…