Monthly Archives: January 2012

“Is caffeine addiction a sin?”


  1 Corinthians 6:12 declares, “’Everything is permissible for me’”—but not everything is beneficial. ‘Everything is permissible for me’—but I will not be mastered by anything.” The Bible nowhere mentions caffeine, so the subject of caffeine addiction is not directly … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Mergers We’d Like to See”


Mergers We’d Like to See There is a merger in the works involving Polygraph Records, Warner Brothers, and Keebler. It will be called … Poly-Warner-Cracker. * 3M & Goodyear = mmmGood * John Deere & Abitibi-Price = Deere Abi * … Continue reading

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“What is an appropriate level of intimacy before marriage?”


Ephesians 5:3 tells us, “But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity…because these are improper for God’s holy people.” Anything that even “hints” of sexual immorality is inappropriate for … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Little Tommy And Math”


Little Tommy and Math Little Tommy was doing very badly in math. His parents had tried everything; tutors, flash cards, special learning centers, in short, everything they could think of. Finally in a last ditch effort, they took Tommy down … Continue reading

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“Were any of the disciples married?”


We know for certain that Peter was married because he had a mother-in-law (Matthew 8:14). The Apostle Paul, who was not married, asked the Corinthians whether he also did not have the right to take a believing wife (1 Corinthians … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Doctors and Guns”


Doctors and Guns Think about this: a. The number of physicians in the US is 700,000. b. Accidental deaths caused by Physicians per year is 120,000. c. Accidental deaths per physician is 0.171. (US Dept. of Health Human Services) Then … Continue reading

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“Is ‘name it claim it’ teaching biblical?”


The “name it and claim it” or “prosperity gospel” is not biblical and is in many ways antithetical to the true gospel message and the clear teaching of Scripture. While there are many different versions of the name it and … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “What If God Had Voice Mail”


What if God had Voice Mail? We have all learned to live with voice mail as a necessary part of modern life. But you may have wondered, “What if God decided to install voice mail?” Imagine praying and hearing this… … Continue reading

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“If a couple gets pregnant before marriage do they have to get married?”


Sex before marriage has become so commonplace in our society, even to the point of being expected, that many professing Christians don’t even consider it to be a sin. Our culture assumes that people do not possess the amount of … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “The Haircut”


The Haircut A young boy had just gotten his driving permit. He asked his father, who was a minister, if they could discuss the use of the car. His father took him to his study and said to him, “I’ll … Continue reading

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