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Holiness in a World of Violence

This editorial is based on a speech from the Hope (Redlands) PRC Young Adults retreat held in July 2023.    Man’s heart, and therefore our world, is filled with violence. This is Scripture’s description of the world before God destroyed it with the flood: “The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was […]

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Video Game Violence (2)

Last month we ended with the words, “players need to stop trifling with salvation, sin and hell; there are eternal consequences involved.” “Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven” (Matt. 7:21). “For rebellion […]

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Video Game Violence

They’re only games, aren’t they? Everybody plays them, from young children to adults. They’re just fun entertainment! Well, let’s take a closer look to see if these statements are true. First, we gain some wisdom from the story of the frog in the pot on the stove. It becomes acclimatized to the temperature as the […]

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Violence, Murder!

Were you shocked when you heard that a gunman opened fire in a train and shot thirty-three people, killing six of them?  Did it disturb or upset you when two ten-year old boys beat to death a two-year old?  Or are such murders not close enough to home to horrify and affect you? What is […]

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The Effects of Television Viewing

To say that television programming has a negative effect on the people who view it is to say nothing new. You have probably heard your minister mention from the pulpit things about television and its evil influence many times. And I know from experience that your teachers have done the same. It appears, however, that […]

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