The Things that make for Peace

Let us therefore follow after the things that make for peace Rom. 14:19 Peace! There is a benediction in the word! It is one of the fairest words in human speech. All that is brightest and happiest in life is associated with peace. There is a substance known as ambergris which is found floating in … Continue reading The Things that make for Peace

Respectable Sin

Ye are like unto whited sepulchres — Mat_23:27 The Jewish Background The imagery of this denunciation would appeal powerfully to a Jewish audience. These whited sepulchres, gleaming in the sun, were a familiar feature in the landscape. You are not to think of them as separate buildings, like the mausoleums of the Romans. They were … Continue reading Respectable Sin