Recent events surrounding the death of George Floyd, the BLM movement, and the destruction of statues, has encouraged me to make sure my position on these events are aligned with the word of God. This article contains my conclusion and political position on the destruction and defacing of statues and memorials across America. Definitions It is important that terms are defined before we can analyze … Continue reading Statues, Monuments, and Memorials
Over the last few months, I have recommitted myself to spreading God’s message as recorded in the Bible. This required me to comb through the pages of the Bible deliberately looking for the verses that expressly show forth the gospel message taught by our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. This study has taken several months, and it is still ongoing. After feeling sufficiently equipped to … Continue reading The Gospel in the Old Testament
In light of the recent mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas, I feel compelled to bring the biblical perspective into the forefront of the dialogue. Obviously, taking the biblical position is not popular in today’s secular society; however, an analysis of the facts can prove that God’s standards are the only standards that make sense. Let’s start our search in the book … Continue reading Mass Shootings and Lawlessness Will End
Thanksgiving, a United States holiday federally established by Abraham Lincoln, is said to be a day of thanking God for His blessings. On this day, many Americans gather together with their families to eat a large meal. During this day, families recall impactful events and share stores of the “good ole’ days.” After the meal, families consume rich desserts while enjoying the company of others … Continue reading Understanding True Thanksgiving
Considering the concepts we have discussed so far, we want to discuss associations. Remember Proverbs was written by Solomon who was gifted wisdom from God. Therefore, Proverbs is wisdom from God. In this installment, we want to explore the guidance Solomon gives regarding who we associate with. Read Prov.1:10-19. Notice these verses are discussing sinners approaching you to violate clear commandments of God for … Continue reading Scrutinize Your Associations: Proverbs 1:10-19
In light of the 2018 elections in the United States of America, I have deemed it necessary to write this article. This article was originally formulated to be a video for the expansion of the2OliveTrees.org. Unfortunately, we are not in a space to make that expansion and sustain it. We still believe the information is pertinent and therefore we have decided to publish this article. … Continue reading Where Is Your Interest?
The following is a reproduction of a bible study given by Bryant Muldrew in 2016. We recommend that you follow along in your bible. If you don’t have a bible at your disposal, we have provided hyperlinks for all the verses that were not directly quoted. God bless. The first 3 chapters of the book of Revelation discusses 7 churches. Jesus Christ personally revealed a … Continue reading Do You Have the Laodicean Attitude?
In our second installment in our Proverbs series, we will explore the admonishment of Solomon following his statement of purpose. The following is an infographic showing the verses and the Strong’s Concordance numbers associated with each noun and verb: Note: the infographic above includes the definitions of the words in the original language based on the Strong’s Concordance. Remember, never assume you have a full … Continue reading Proverbs 1:5-6 : Culmination of Proverbs’ Purpose
In a world full of deceit and lies, you may find it increasingly difficult not to break the ninth commandment. Political figures, news reporters, financial agents, and many others twist and manipulate words to suit their needs. Consequently, it is common in our society to mislead children and lie to others to “protect” them. The question we should be asking ourselves is: How does God … Continue reading A Lesson in Sin: Telling the Truth
This document is the start of the2OliveTrees.org’s exploration of the book of Proverbs. We intend to publish a series of documents about Proverbs. This document will serve as the first of many installments in that series. As you read through our series, be sure to do so alongside your bible. Continue reading The Book of Proverbs: The Purpose