Category: Seth’s Posts

MEMBER OR CITIZEN?

Are you a member of the body, or a citizen of the kingdom? WAIT! Whew, that was close… Before you answer, we have to consider what these two designations mean. Just hold your little horses for a minute… MEMBER OF THE BODY In 1 Corinthians 12, Paul has an extended discussion on the body of

Continue reading

DO YOU WANT A SPANKING?

Parents often ask questions to their children that are just plain silly. For instance, when a child spills a drink, a parent may hotly demand, “Why did you do that?” Clearly, it was an accident, and there was no “why” to it! But still we ask. Then there is my personal favorite, the mother of

Continue reading

WHERE ART THOU? (PT. 2)

In Part 1, we began by noticing that God is asking many of us, “Where art thou…on the mission field?” Beyond all doubt, that applies to far too many of us; and the evidence heavily supports it. But there is yet another time when the Lord may direct toward us the question, “Where art thou?” It is a time

Continue reading

THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD (PT. 2)

Now we look at the protagonist—the heroine—of the story: Dorothy. As we saw that the scarecrow, tin man, and cowardly lion each represent a different type of Christian, so Dorothy represents a kind of Christian as well—a type of Christian that is urgently needed today. Let’s consider three New Testament men who can be compared to

Continue reading

THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD (PT. 1)

One of the most famous stories of all time—thanks to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s classic 1939 motion picture production—is L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The story features a protagonist, Dorothy, who is swept away by a ravaging tornado in her Kansas home, and mysteriously lands in a fantasy world. Her only objective is to get home,

Continue reading

LIFE (PT. 2)

So what, then, does the Bible say about the meaning of life? Why are we here on the earth? What are we to do? What is my purpose on this earth? What is your purpose? What is uncle Steve’s purpose? LOOK FOR THE TRUTH Paul the apostle strolls into the city of Athens, Greece, a notorious haven

Continue reading

“ROAR” NOW; PAY LATER

In 2013, if you had listened to any of the pop “hits” stations for as little as ten minutes, you would have likely heard Miss Katy Perry’s smash hit, “Roar.” At the risk of putting words into Miss Perry’s mouth (for the sake of this article, we will assume Miss Perry actually has something to do with the

Continue reading

I SEE UNDEAD PEOPLE (PT. 2)

[Continued from Part 1] Another thing that is involved in the traditional zombie apocalypse is a countdown to destruction. Typically, there is a matter of days until the military comes in to bomb the area in which the protagonist is located. How ironic, then, that there is a ticking time-bomb in the real zombie apocalypse!

Continue reading