In the first two chapters of his letter to Christians in Rome, the apostle Paul establishes that all people are sinners and separated from God, spanning the spectrum from non-believing Gentiles to religious Jews.
Paul describes what leads the former group (non-believing Gentiles) into downward spiraling degrees of sexual immorality and other sins is suppressing the truth and not acknowledging God (v. 21, 28).
That makes sense—reject the authority of God and man is the authority—and goes a long way to explain why American society today is “depraved, full of strife, arrogant, inventors of evil…and gives hearty approval to those who practice” sin” (Romans 1:28-32 [Open in Logos Bible Software (if available)] excerpts).
But there’s another reason given in Romans 1...
My Boy, Ben is the true story of a young man's journey with a yellow Lab named Ben. That young man was international tennis star David Wheaton. A touching portrait emerges of an inseparable bond between a man and his dog. Their story, marked by devotion, humor, and unexpected turns, shares an uplifting message that the God of all grace offers strength and hope in our most trying times.
On air since 2004, The Christian Worldview is a listener-supported radio program that airs on 250 stations across America . The program focuses on current events, cultural issues, and matters of faith from a biblical perspective and often includes expert guests and listener calls. The mission is "to sharpen the biblical worldview of Christians and to share the good news that all people can be reconciled to God through faith in Jesus Christ.”
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About David Wheaton
David Wheaton is the host of The Christian Worldview, a radio program that airs on 250 stations across America. He is also the author of two books, University of Destruction: Your Game Plan for Spiritual Victory on Campus and My Boy, Ben: A Story of Love, Loss and Grace.
Formerly, David was one of the top professional tennis players in the world, attaining a world ranking of No. 12. He is married to his lifelong best friend, Brodie, and they are the parents of a son…and two Labrador retrievers. David is thankful for his faith in Christ, his family, and living near where he grew up in Minnesota.
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