Category Archives: Admonitions for This Hour

Admonition–A Call to be Something More than Just ‘Not Drunk’

“Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour” (1 Peter 5:8-9 NKJV). “Alcohol kills more teenagers than all other drugs combined. It is a factor in the three … Continue reading

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Admonition–Be Compassionate

The unavoidable reality of what happened to those Coptic Christians on that beach last Sunday keeps running around my head in a loop these days. Many are asking, including me, what would it take to generate a response in this … Continue reading

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Admonition – It’s Valentine’s Day, So Love Strongly!

As the point of this writing on Valentine’s Day, 2015, and since my wife and I don’t wait for holidays to express love for each other, I had established a clear resolve not to have my writing affected by it. … Continue reading

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Admonition–Be Informed

In a prophetic discussion about the end times, Jesus included a descriptive comment about the general population at the time of the great global flood of Noah’s day. The focus of His illustration had to do with their ignorance. In … Continue reading

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Admonition–Be Distinctive

Remember when the Israelites had gotten past all that wilderness wandering and were finally poised to enter the Promised Land? When Joshua sent 12 spies in ahead of them to gather some intelligence prior to their impending invasion? You can … Continue reading

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Admonitions for This Hour — Series Intro

My uncle was a gutsy guy, and thus the one saddled with the task of teaching me how to drive when I was 15. While I admit that it was a challenging episode for both of us, suggestions that the … Continue reading

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