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The Wicked and The Righteous

The terms wickedness and righteousness are generally left out of public conversation, because these words indicate that there is actually a spiritual realm that many would like to ignore. In this timely teaching by Jon Touchstone we see that God does not ignore this subject and has much to say, often with a harsh emphasis, toward the wicked, as well …

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Looking in the Mirror of God’s Word

Welcome 2021, which we are praying is much different from 2020. In the face of an unprecedented tidal wave of evil sweeping over us all, how then shall we live? Each minute of each hour of each day that passes is gone forever. So are the “kairos moments” (opportunities—Gal. 6:9,10) that came with them. In “such a time as this,” …

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Christian Morality or False Morality

What is the basis of Christian morality and why is it important? Many think if what they do doesn’t hurt others, it’s okay. Some say racial equality is good and then equate it with sinful, behaviors. Jon Touchstone shows what the difference is between Christian morality and the false morality of the age, how it affects our relationships with others, …

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God’s Forgiveness

Is God a forgiving God? A question that is often considered today. People think there are limits to God’s forgiveness. Hebrews 10:26 can cause doudt. Throughout the Bible we read about God’s compassionate forgiveness, however this verse seems to indicate a limit to His forgiveness. In this teaching, Jon Touchstone takes a closer look at Hebrews in light of many …

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The Answer to 2020: Pursue the Lord, NOT Your Calling!

2020 may go down in history as the most tumultuous year in our lifetime, especially for the USA and other Western societies. This upheaval has left many asking, “What can I do?” or “What should I do?” Given that none of this caught the Lord Jesus or our Father off guard, what better way to prepare our lives for what …

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Spiritual Growth

There are a variety of opinions on what it means to be spiritual, but it’s God’s Word that teaches this idea most clearly? To be spiritual means to walk in step with God, to be in unity with him so we can hear his voice. It is a peaceable, easy walk with the father. But like any relationship, it requires …

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Maintaining A Thankful Heart

Ephesians 5:20 tells us to give thanks to God the Father always in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. In this teaching, Jon Touchstone explains the benefits of maintaining a thankful heart towards God. Besides blessing God Himself, thankfulness guards our souls from an often hostile world. Being thankful fortifies us to stand against resentment, discontent, bitterness and unforgiveness. …

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The Most Pernicious Lie in Christianity

In recent months, we have addressed the concept of Civil Government, and how God instituted it in Genesis 9 when Noah and his family came off the Ark and He delegated to mankind the governing of the earth. Romans 13 is the most quoted section of Scripture when it comes to civil government, but its context is often overlooked. We’ll …

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God’s Word Is Not Negotiable

Diversity is an integral part of the Christian experience. When we consider God, we see His diversity in everything He creates, and since He created us in His image, and gave us freedom of will, our lives should reflect this diversity as well. As Christians working alongside each other to do the Lord’s will, our diversity should be evident as …

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Isaiah Rebukes Judah

Throughout the centuries God has made his will clear and He has pointed out when Israel was being disobedient. Our God is patient, loving and forgiving as well as righteous. So deliberate disobedience will have consequences. In this teaching Jon Touchstone expounds the first few chapters of Isaiah rebuking Israel’s sinfulness. This is a good lesson for us today. God …