It was God’s plan, not man’s, that certain things be joined together. “What God has joined together, let not man separate,” said the Son of God (Mt 19:3-9). We must not change God’s word (Jer 10:23; Isa 55:8-9). 1 MAN AND WOMAN.  Marriage is God’s design, is permanent, separated only by death (Eph 5:22-33). Homosexuality


All Christians are promised the Holy Spirit to dwell in them as a gift from God. Miraculous gifts like speaking in tongues (languages not learned) and healing the sick were only given by “laying on of the apostles’ hands.” These powers obviously were not available after the twelve apostles died about 2,000 years ago (Acts


“It is wrong, but is it a salvation issue!” What about failure to pray regularly (I Thes 5:17), or to contribute to the church each Sunday (I Cor 16:1-2), or to attend the Christian assembly on the Lord’s day (Heb 10:25), or to add mechanical music or rhythmic clapping to singing praises (Eph 5:19)? Is


Satan uses wicked schemes to outwit, deceive and destroy us. He is “the god of this world,” our arch-enemy, ever “prowling like a lion” to gain advantage over us, to destroy us and bring us to punishment in hell (I Pet 5:8). Paul said: “We are not ignorant of his devices.” (2 Cor 2:11) We


A large part of our nation actively defies God’s standard for moral conduct. Homosexuality and gay marriage are being pushed by the media, the educational system, in entertainment and politics. God calls same sex intercourse “abomination” (Lev. 18:22; Rom 1:24-32). Homosexual churches cater to this sin, scoffing at the punishment of sodomites (Gen 18:20-19:29). God


Sin is committed by doing wrong, by failing to do right, and by attitudes against God’s will. It is like shooting an arrow. We may miss by over or under shooting, or by going to one side or the other. The Greek word for sin (αμαρτία) means to “miss the mark” Sins of Commission. David