Avoiding "Lying Love" (An Examination of Unfeigned Love)Robert Wurtz II“Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection.”(Romans 12:9–10 ESV)I have often said that Romans 12 is the "altar call" of the book of Romans. it is the chapter where the reader is brought... Continue Reading →
The Gong Show (an examination of love and the gifts of the Spirit)
The Gong ShowRobert Wurtz IIIf I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. (1 Corinthians 13:1 ESV)It may be inferred from our text that certain believers at Corinth believed that speaking with tongues was (is) the hallmark of true spirituality. Paul... Continue Reading →
Agape or Armageddon?
Agape or Armageddon?Robert Wurtz IIThen shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name’s sake. And then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another. And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many.... Continue Reading →
Mending FencesRobert Wurtz IIBut I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire. Therefore if... Continue Reading →
Love Gone Cold
Love Gone ColdRobert Wurtz IIAnd because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold. But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved. And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come. (Matthew 24:12-14)If... Continue Reading →