The Woman Caught in Adultery (John 8:1-11)

Lance Armstrong was widely considered to be the greatest cyclist in the world having won seven consecutive Tour de France races. In 2013, in a shocking interview with Oprah Winfrey, he admitted to taking performance enhancing drugs in order to win. Lance Armstrong went from celebrated hero to despised pariah in a matter of days.Continue reading “The Woman Caught in Adultery (John 8:1-11)”

Justice is Vanity (Ecclesiastes 8:10-17)

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · Justice is Vanity (Ecclesiastes 8:10-17) Imagine the surprise that the manager of a Mercedes Benz factory in Buenos Aires, Argentina had when he was told that one of his workers had been kidnapped. Ricardo Klement was walking home from work on May 11, 1960 when he was approachedContinue reading Justice is Vanity (Ecclesiastes 8:10-17)

Wearying the God of Justice (Malachi 2:17-3:5)

Do not mistake the patience of God with sinners as either approval or indifference of their sin. God’s kindness and patience are meant to lead to repentance (2 Peter 3:9). In the book of Malachi, God has thus far spoken forcefully with His people about their dishonorable practices and apathetic worship. In the next disputationContinue reading “Wearying the God of Justice (Malachi 2:17-3:5)”

The Judge of all the Earth (Genesis 18)

God will not make an exception for you. He is the righteous Judge who rules impartially and will ensure that everyone receives what is due. In Genesis 18, the Lord demonstrated His righteousness by blessing Abraham and bringing punishment upon Sodom and Gomorrah. We also get a glimpse into God’s mercy when Abraham interceded forContinue reading “The Judge of all the Earth (Genesis 18)”

The Way of Cain (Genesis 4)

Adam was created and blessed by God but sinned against God by choosing His blessings more than His presence. Last week we learned that God graciously forgave his and Eve’s sin, but sin has consequences. In Genesis 4, we learn about a man named Cain and are commanded not to follow in his steps. Cain’sContinue reading “The Way of Cain (Genesis 4)”