The fulfillment of God’s Word has never relied upon the faithfulness or morality of the individuals chosen to carry it out (Rom. 3:3-4). Neither brother would be justified apart from grace through faith in God, even though they are direct descendants of both Abraham and Isaac. Salvation is by the covenant of grace through faith in the call of God, not the covenant of law through works.
Almighty God, as we stand here at this moment my future associates in the Executive branch of Government join me in beseeching that Thou will make full and complete our dedication to the service of the people in this throng, and their fellow citizens everywhere.
A number of people claim that homosexuality is predetermined by one’s biology, genetics. This is said so frequently that it is quite often accepted as scientific fact, and to disagree with such pronouncements is considered evidence that one is a homophobic Neanderthal.
Writing against a prayer gathering is about as safe as preaching against motherhood and apple pie. Nonetheless, I’ll venture where angels may fear to tread.
I think we have mixed up good, better and best with wants and needs. What I want and what I need are two different things. Do I really need to pay twice to three times as much for a clothing item because it has a designer label? And is such a label a need or a want?