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Q: In Matthew 5:22 we are told that whosoever shall say, “Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire,” and yet in Proverbs we read about the fool and in Psalm 14:1 it tells us a fool says in his heart there is no God. To me it is confusing. Is there some type of explanation as to what Jesus meant?

A: There is an explanation behind what Jesus is saying about this subject. We are all born with foolishness in our heart due to the selfish, carnal ways of the old man. We start out being fools in one way or the other. To be foolish is opposite of wisdom and wisdom comes from experiences. […]

LIVING IN INSANE TIMES Part 5 By Rayola Kelley

In the first four articles we have been looking at surviving the end times. I don’t know about you, but we have some books on survival. However, the procedures to survive something differs with the challenges that confront the person. For example, there are preppers who are preparing to survive national and international political unrest, […]

LIVING IN INSANE TIMES Part 4 By Rayola Kelley

For the last couple of months, I have been considering what it means to survive the times we live in. I do not think the question for a believer is how do I survive these times but how do I stand in these times, withstand them, and continue to stand. There is a difference between […]

Living in Insane Times Part 3 By Rayola Kelley

Last month I talked about the generations. We have always been wondering if we are in the last generation. For me this will be MY last generation. It is the generation I grew up in and it is dying out and will never pass this way again. Each generation leaves a legacy, but whether it […]

Living In Insane Times Part 1 By Rayola Kelley

Regardless of the challenging times we live in, people have an incredible ability to adapt in challenging situations, and when they come to plateaus, they develop the attitude that upon surviving such times, that they can get by no matter what is going on around them. However, their ability to put up with greater bondage […]

Q: “What do you say to Christian men who have a problem with the fact that they are part of the bride of Christ? After all it is a feminine position and in this upside-down world where everything sacred is under attack, especially gender, how can this matter be rectified in an edifying way?” 

A: First of all, there is no gender when it comes to the instruments and vessels God uses in His kingdom work. He is no respecter of persons and does not regard the outside stature of a person but tests and tries their heart. Such a perspective eliminates a lot of criteria that we humans […]

HOW MUCH TIME DO WE HAVE LEFT? By Rayola Kelley

Here we are another year passing us by like a run-away locomotive. Depending on where you are in the timeline of your life, we each eventually become more aware of how we are indeed a creature of time. For each of us there was clearly a beginning, and each year brings us face to face […]