Peter’s Final Thoughts

When a speaker says, “in conclusion,” especially if that speaker is a preacher, it usually means he’s not concluding, just continuing. Peter, however, is indeed concluding the last of his two epistles with three main ideas. 2 Peter 3:14-18 (14)  Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for such things, be diligent that ye may be … Continue reading Peter’s Final Thoughts

How to Spot a Counterfeit Step Two: Pay Attention to What is Missing

Magicians work their magic through misdirection. By getting you to focus on what they want you to see, they can remove or alter what you need to see and that misdirection helps them pull off their deception. Sunday, we talked about counterfeit, or false teachers. In order for us to make sure our walk is … Continue reading How to Spot a Counterfeit Step Two: Pay Attention to What is Missing

How to Spot a Counterfeit Step One: Inspect Carefully

If you look at new U.S. currency, bills twenty and up, you’ll notice some built-in anti-counterfeiting measures. They have security strips, reflective multi-colored ink, small holograms, and new layouts, all designed to thwart counterfeiting. People who deal with currency every day, like bankers and cashiers, can often spot a counterfeit just by how it looks … Continue reading How to Spot a Counterfeit Step One: Inspect Carefully