Teens

Confronting the Demon of Gluttony

Do you know what Sodom’s sins were? You probably just thought about a particular sexual sin. While that is true, it is not the complete story. When speaking of Jerusalem’s idolatry, the prophet Ezekiel said of them: “This was the iniquity of your sister Sodom. Pride, abundance of bread, and careless ease was in her and in her daughters, but she did strengthen the hand of the poor and needy. They were haughty and committed abominations before Me. Therefore I took them away when I saw it” (Ezek. 16:49-50). Did you notice that pride was listed first, with food indulgence after that? You might ask, “What’s wrong with being full of food?” Although nothing is wrong with eating to satisfaction, the Sodomites ate to excess as a lifestyle. As a result, they...

Sweetheart You Gotta Stand

Sweetheart You Gotta Stand… Listen Satan is just waiting for you to trip, slip, fall down, lay down and most of all, stay down. So you’re hurt, okay, dry those tears and get back up! So somebody knocked you down. Okay dust yourself off and get back Up! Listen I’m not saying that it is okay that things have happened to you. I am saying it’s okay for you to get back up! Listen, other people are not