What excuses might be given that day? Continue reading “Judgment Day Excuses That Won’t Work”
David wrote, “He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully” (Psalm 24:4).
Hands. Those who draw near to God must have “clean hands.” What monarch would have servants with filthy hands to wait at his table (cf, Mt. 15:2)? Clean hands refers to outward, practical holiness (Job 9:30; Psa. 18:20; Isa. 58:711). To wash in water with Pilate is nothing (Mt. 27:24), but to wash in innocency is all-important (Psa. 26:6). Continue reading “The Great Physician’s Final Check-Up”
We are eternal beings. Since our physical lives here on this earth will soon end, we should consider where our eternal destiny will be. “What is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away” (James 4:14). “And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the Judgment.” (Hebrews 9:27). These two appointments cannot be canceled. Continue reading “Our Eternal Destiny, by Ron Boatwright”