Depravity and Intercession

In today’s Bible reading*, we read about the depths of depravity of the citizens of Sodom, Lot, and Lot’s daughters. At the same time, we see Abraham’s intercession on behalf of the citizens of Sodom. Much has been said about the sin of the people of Sodom. But as you read the story, you see…

Not Destined to Continue in Sin

Paul offers hope for perpetual sinners in today’s Bible reading. He says that you are not destined to continue in sin. Some will tell you that your sin defines you, that once you discover your “true self“, that’s who you truly are and you should celebrate your true self. But what if your “true self” is opposed to the…

Dealing with Immorality

Paul speaks very strongly regarding sexual immorality in the Corinthian Church in today’s Bible reading. He says that a man is committing an act that even unbelievers in Corinth don’t condone: he is having sexual relations with his father’s wife. Paul recommends that the church deal with this individual in a very strict way: remove…