The Origin of Sin — The Fall of Man — Genesis 3:1-7

If God created the world and God is good, then how did evil come into this world? There is no question that we live in a world filled with evil and wickedness.  It’s a legitimate question and one which will be addressed by Genesis 3.  Look at the stark contrast between the Paradise that God created in the Garden of Eden – described by God as very good and characterized in 2:25 as a state of...
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Top Ten Reasons Most People Resent Insurance

Most people have developed some form of innate resistance to insurance sales.  Otherwise you would truly become “insurance poor” because there is no silencing the unending variety of insurance pitches that bombard us.  Certainly, not many people grow up with the goal of becoming an insurance sales person.  It usually is more of a fallback position after some other more idealistic...
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Origin of Species — Mankind — Gen. 2:4-25

Importance of this subject matter – what does it really matter how you interpret the opening chapters of Genesis? Jer. 10:6-16 Relationship between Chaps. 1 and 2: Chap. 1 is an Overview – covers the entire first week of creation – by the end of the chapter you have both Adam and Eve created and God resting on the seventh day. Chap. 2 is a Flashback – focusing in on the details of Day 6. Problem...
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Pet Peeve #38: Fast Food Cashiers That Don’t Listen to Your Order

Most of us are very experienced when it comes to ordering fast food from whatever chains we frequent.  We are familiar with the menu options.  We understand what information is required by the cashier to complete our order.  We certainly subscribe to the mission that our overall experience should be characterized as “fast” and “efficient.”  If we wanted ambiance and a...
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Toothpaste Tubes Always Have One More Squeeze Left In Them

This is a universal phenomena that I am sure will resonate with everybody.  When you get to the end of your toothpaste tube and you think there could not possibly be one more usage remaining, you give it that ultimate roll-up and squeeze and out pops just enough for one more application.  How can that be?  You have been trying to empty that tube for the last 2 weeks.  Your pristine unopened new...
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