The Perils of Perversion Part 7 – The Third Watch

The Night Season As we’ve discussed and discovered, our anticipation of the Lord’s return is critical. The close comparison of the two fishing miracles reveals the very different outcomes of those who are eagerly expecting Jesus arrival and those who aren’t. In both instances, they had been fishing all night, and in both cases, Jesus […]

The Perils of Perversion Part 6 – Just Keep Fishing

As we have learned, perversion is best described as willful operation in darkness, particularly in the presence of light. As believers in Christ it is of the utmost importance that our deeds of love be made manifest to all men, so that our light continues to shine in the midst of darkness. Luke 12:35-36 “35Let […]

The Perils of Perversion Part 5 – Defiling Tongues

The Rise of Perversion Perversion is on the rise, and sexually immoral behavior has become increasingly acceptable and even popular. Extreme forms of sexual deviance have gone from being shunned to being celebrated, and mainstream entertainment and education are steadily advancing toward the promotion of debauchery. In 2018, the American media organization TED, known for […]

The Perils of Perversion Part 3: Calling Cush

As followers of Jesus, we are accountable to everything God reveals to us. Though revelation may come many ways and through the various life experiences of individuals, we are each required to live according to our level or measure of faith. Through our unique, spiritual gifts and capacities, we are each responsible for communicating the […]

The Perils of Perversion Part 2 – Light and Light Bearers

After reading and looking deeply into the story of the son possessed by the demon, it is clear that the scenario was allowed by God to expose the perverted spirit of Israel’s religious leaders. The possessed boy, aptly called a lunatic, was under the influence of darkness, and none of the surrounding religious leaders were […]

The Perils of Perversion Part 1 – The Reign of Darkness

Matthew 17:14-21 KJV (Jesus heals a boy possessed with a demon) 14And when they were come to the multitude, there came to him a certain man, kneeling down to him, and saying, 15Lord, have mercy on my son: for he is lunatick, and sore vexed: for ofttimes he falleth into the fire, and oft into […]