Posts with the category “truth-matters-with-emilio-lartigue”
The Garden – What If?
March 22nd, 2023
Have you ever found yourself asking the question, “What If?” You’re familiar with it. You say to yourself, “What if I hadn’t done such and such? What if that thing hadn’t happened?” And we play out t...
The Seventh Day: Set Apart by God
March 15th, 2023
Why do we have seven days in a week? Maybe you haven’t thought much about it. You’ve always known it that way, so you assume that it’s always been that way for everyone. But that’s not really true. Bu...
Completing Day Six: The Creation of Mankind
March 8th, 2023
Why do you suppose that the same groups and sometime the very same individuals will march with signs declaring, “Save the Trees” or “Save the Owls,” that they will on another occasion carry signs that...
Natural Selection: An Exposed Metaphor
March 1st, 2023
Ideas have consequences and bad ideas have bad consequences. These words from Charles Colson are being demonstrated in viral proportions today. Dangerous ideas have infected the lives and minds of you...
Creation Days 5 & 6: The Water and Land Creatures
February 22nd, 2023
Look at the world around us, beneath us and above us. There is nothing haphazard about it. From the movement of the heavens to the tiniest subatomic particles, it all moves, thrives in a synchronized ...
Creation Day 4: The Lights in the Heavens
February 15th, 2023
When you wish upon a star; bet your lucky stars; twinkle, twinkle little stars; reach for the stars; star light, star bright, first star I see tonight, these are just a few of the familiar phrases tha...
Creation Days 1-3: Foundations
February 8th, 2023
Setting the stage at the beginning always makes sense. Everybody understands this, hopefully. And when we’re talking about the beginning of everything, well, this certainly rings true.What happened wh...
Naturalism – Everything from Nothing
January 25th, 2023
Can something come from nothing? For that matter, is nothing anything? What can nothing actually do?And if we were to flip some dice, outside of some game of chance, what does the result tell us about...
The Creator Speaks – We Should Listen
January 18th, 2023
Gen. 1:1 says, In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.Psa. 8:1 says, “LORD, our Lord, how majestic is Your name in all the earth, You who have displayed Your splendor above the heavens...
The Bible's Story - Why It Matters
January 11th, 2023
Genesis 1:1 says, “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.”John 1:1-3 says, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning wit...
Deceivers in the House – Dangers from Within
October 19th, 2022
In Matthew 7:15-16 Jesus warns us, Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves. You will know them by their fruits. Grapes are not gathered from...
Love Your Neighbor – The Distortion
October 12th, 2022
2 Tim. 3:1,2 says,But realize this, that in the last days difficult times will come. For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, slanderers, disobedient to parents, ungrate...
Love Your Neighbor – The Commandment
October 5th, 2022
“Loving your neighbor” That seems easy enough to understand don’t you think? The world seems agreeable enough to the idea of being nice. That’s how some view this commandment. They might put it alongs...
Other Gods – Warnings and Reminders
September 28th, 2022
Deut. 11:16 commands,Beware that your hearts are not easily deceived, and that you do not turn away and serve other gods, and worship them.Deut. 32:16-17 tells us,They made Him jealous with strange go...
The Main Thing – The Enemy’s Diversion
September 21st, 2022
Deuteronomy 6:4-5 says,Hear, Israel! The LORD is our God, the LORD is one! And you shall love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.Deut. 6:13-14 says...
A Dangerous Deception - Without Recovery
September 14th, 2022
Romans 1:17 says,For in it (the Gospel) the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written: “BUT THE RIGHTEOUS ONE WILL LIVE BY FAITH.” Ephesians 2:8-10 says,For by grace, you ...
Do You Believe in Magic? Pt. 2: Faith or Formula
September 7th, 2022
Romans 3:20a says,because by the works of the Law none of mankind will be justified in His sight;Ephesians 2:8,9 says,For by grace you have been saved through faith; and this is not of yourselves, it ...
Do You Believe in Magic? Pt. 1: Faith or Formula
August 31st, 2022
Deuteronomy 18:10-12a says,There shall not be found among you anyone who makes his son or his daughter pass through the fire, one who uses divination, a soothsayer, one who interprets omens, or a sorc...
Deception Illustrated – Predictable Paths
August 17th, 2022
Jeremiah 17:9-10 says,“The heart is more deceitful than all else and is desperately sick; Who can understand it? I, the LORD, search the heart, I test the mind, to give to each person according to his...
Deception’s Bait & Switch: Freedom and Bondage
August 10th, 2022
Genesis 4:6-7 says,Then the LORD said to Cain, “Why are you angry? And why is your face gloomy? If you do well, will your face not be cheerful? And if you do not do well, sin is lurking at the door; a...
The Mathematics of Deception - Making the Simple Complex
August 3rd, 2022
Proverbs 14:12 says,There is a way which seems right to a person, but its end is the way of death. Judges 17:6 says,In those days there was no king in Israel; everyone did what was right in his own ey...
The Devil - His Story: Pride and His Fall
July 20th, 2022
Genesis 3:1 says,Now the serpent was more cunning than any animal of the field which the LORD God had made.Ezekiel 28:13 says,You were in Eden, the garden of God; Every precious stone was your coverin...
The Lie About the Truth, Pt. 3: You Can Decide – A Wicked Enticement
July 13th, 2022
In Genesis 3:4-5 we read,The serpent said to the woman, “You certainly will not die! For God knows that on the day you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will become like God, knowing good ...
The Lie about the Truth, Pt. 2 – You will Not die?
July 6th, 2022
Gen. 2:16-17 says, “The LORD God commanded the man, saying, “From any tree of the garden you may freely eat; but from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for on the day that ...
Persecuted for His Name\' Sake
June 22nd, 2022
Rejoice and Be Glad?In 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 it says, Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own. For you have b...
Persecuted for Righteousness
June 15th, 2022
In John 15:18-20 Jesus said,If the world hates you, you know that it has hated Me before it hated you. If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own; but because you are not of the wor...
Blessedness and Harassment
June 8th, 2022
Micah 7:6-7 declares,For son disavows father, Daughter rises up against her mother, Daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law; A person’s enemies are the people of his own household. But as for me, I ...
Blessed are the Peacemakers
June 1st, 2022
Romans 7:22-23 says, For I joyfully agree with the law of God in the inner person, but I see a different law in the parts of my body waging war against the law of my mind, and making me a prisoner of ...
Blessed are the Pure in Heart - the Heart Matters
May 25th, 2022
Speaking of the heart, Jeremiah 17:9 says,The heart is more deceitful than all else and is desperately sick; Who can understand it?Exodus 8:32 says of Pharaoh’s heart,But Pharaoh hardened his heart th...
Blessed are the Merciful
May 18th, 2022
2 Timothy 1:16-18 says,The Lord grant mercy to the household of Onesiphorus, for he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chains; but when he was in Rome, he eagerly searched for me and found m...
Blessed are Those who Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness
May 11th, 2022
1 Corinthians 10:12-14 says,Therefore, let the one who thinks he stands watch out that he does not fall. No temptation has overtaken you except something common to mankind; and God is faithful, so He ...
Blessed are the Meek: Why does it matter in the end?
May 4th, 2022
In Luke 14:11 Jesus said, For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted. The Scriptures in Philippians 2:3-5 says, Do nothing from selfishness or empty co...
Blessed are those who Mourn: Why does this matter?
April 28th, 2022
The Bible declares in Psalm 36:1-4, Wrongdoing speaks to the ungodly within his heart; there is no fear of God before his eyes. For it flatters him in his own eyes concerning the discovery of his wro...
Blessed are the Poor In Spirit - Why is this Important?
April 20th, 2022
Here at the beginning of the Beatitudes Jesus speaks of a fundamental and foundational characteristic of the follower of God. What does it mean to be “poor in spirit?” And why does it matter?...
April 13th, 2022
Why does the Resurrection of Jesus matter? Not only is the resurrection important. It is pivotal to the launching and sustaining and continuance of our faith. But did it really happen?...
The Beatitudes - An Introduction
April 6th, 2022
The Bible says in Matthew 5:2-12And He opened His mouth and began to teach them, saying,Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.Blessed are those who mourn, for they will b...
Why Did Jesus Have to Die? (The Gospel: Part 2)
March 30th, 2022
The Bible speaks to the Salvation offered by God through Jesus Christ. That salvation has come through Jesus dying on a cross for our sins. Jesus died for our sins? “Why?” Someone may say. Why did He ...
Why Did Jesus Come? (The Gospel, Part 1)
March 23rd, 2022
The Bible says, in John 14:6:Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father except through Me.”Again, in John 18:37 is says,Therefore, Pilate said to Him, “...
March 16th, 2022
I want to begin today by talking about the premise behind Truth Matters. As you may have noticed, the title (Truth Matters) is a bit of a play on words. With every broadcast I want to look at Matters ...
What to Do When the Government is CorruptThe Beatitudes - An IntroductionPraying for God to Bring JudgementThe ResurrectionWhat Europe Gets that Americans Are MissingBlessed are the Poor In Spirit - Why is this Important?To Be About My Father’s BusinessWhat should Christians think of Islam?Blessed are those who Mourn: Why does this matter?What’s behind the LGBTQ movement?
Blessed are the Meek: Why does it matter in the end?The Hysteria of Pro-Abortion ArgumentsBlessed are Those who Hunger and Thirst for RighteousnessShould Christians fight the Culture War?Blessed are the MercifulHow to Think ChristianlyBlessed are the Pure in Heart - the Heart MattersResponding to the Evil in Uvalde, TX
Blessed are the PeacemakersShould Christians conform to woke company policies?Blessedness and HarassmentPersecuted for RighteousnessWhat does the Bible say about Drag Queen Story Hour?Persecuted for His Name\' SakeJane’s Revenge: Beacon of Hope or Band of Terrorists?The Lie about the Truth, Pt.1 – Did God Say?
Is the Southern Baptist Convention ready to split?The Lie about the Truth, Pt. 2 – You will Not die?So you can think Biblically. Now what?The Lie About the Truth, Pt. 3: You Can Decide – A Wicked EnticementI see London. I see France. We all see the President’s…age.The Devil - His Story: Pride and His FallThe Source of Society’s RotThe Devil – His Enterprise: Lies and the Truth