God’s Law: You Quarantine the sick – not all of Society by Pastor Matt Trewhella God’s Word speaks to all matters of life, including the matter of quarantining. The Lord speaks of this in His law in Leviticus chapter 13 – the whole chapter is about quarantining. And when we look at the law of...Continue reading
An Update and Biblical Analysis of the Response to the Pandemic Daniel O’Roark, DO, FACCCardiologist, Jonesborough, TNMember, Bridwell Heights Presbyterian Church,Kingsport, TN Part One: COVID-19-Analysis.pdf Part Two: COVID-19-Analysis-2.pdf
By Jason Storms When giving guidelines for eldership the Apostle Paul admonishes the church not to elevate a “novice,” someone young and inexperienced. Those untested and underdeveloped in maturity and wisdom will, according to the Apostle, easily become “lifted up in pride” and “fall into the same condemnation as the devil.” Young men desperately need...Continue reading
By Pastor Matthew Trewhella When I was a young minister doing pre-marital counseling with couples, I did not speak about sexual matters except to remind them of marital fidelity – that adultery is sin and is punishable under God’s law with the death penalty. As I grew older, however, I began to realize I needed...Continue reading
By Pastor Matt Trewhella I have been a pastor for nearly 30 years now. I have married 84 couples and only six have ended in divorce (that’s way better than the national average)! I have counseled literally hundreds of couples regarding their marriages over those years. I have been married for over 36 years myself....
By Pastor Matt Trewhella He who finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor from the Lord. –Proverbs 18:8 In a society rampant with divorce and infidelity, having a wife that is good is a treasure. And for this, I hold my wife dear. I see the Lord’s favor towards me when I...Continue reading
That is the 64,000 dollar question of the hour. American Christianity has quietly, meekly, and wrongly – not to mention disgustingly – gone along with homosex marriage. I have heard from countless couples over the last year who have been told by their pastor or other church leaders that “unless you get a state marriage...
Sermons on the Biblical Family and Family Matters from Mercy Seat Christian Church. Mothers as Counter-Revolutionaries. During the 1960’s and 70’s, a revolution took place in this country wherein the family came under attack. Prior to this family was defined along biblical terms. A father. A mother. Children. Till death do us part. The revolution...Continue reading
Egocentrism, faulty eschatology, and the neutralized American Church. Having been a pastor for over 25 years now, I write out of a deep concern over the state of the Church in America. If one was to look at Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress, the Church in America today is stuck in Vanity Fair. There is a perpetual...Continue reading
Sermons on Christian living and the Christian life from Mercy Seat Christian Church. Love: The Mark of a Christian. Francis Schaeffer wrote on this topic over 30 years ago – and yet, the message he wrote of back then is still needed today. Holiness without love is only harshness. Love without holiness is only compromise....