Often we make choices that puzzle those about us. What we wear, where we go, the people we choose as our companions and friends. Even the words we use, all seem foreign to so many in the world around us. But why is this? While so many in the world choose things based on what… Continue reading Why Did You Do That?
One of the beautiful hymns we sing has the title above It expresses the truth that we come to Jesus with a heart aching from sin and looking to Jesus and His sacrificial love to save us, realizing our inability to deal with sin by ourselves. But isn’t it tragic that so many seem to… Continue reading Just As I Am
If you were to complete the above phrase, what would you say? Most would end with, “...but how you play the game.” It is a common phrase which has been used through the years to teach the value of such characteristics as fair play, concern for others and the like as opposed to the “do whatever it… Continue reading It’s Not Whether You Win or Lose..
How many times have you heard this phrase used in a conversation? We toss the idea of knowing about in our everyday life with a certainty that makes life orderly and “sane”! Think of all the things we know, such things as what money is worth, we know what an hour is, we know that… Continue reading What do you know….?
Far too often in today’s religious world we find those who try to intimidate others into following what they teach. It may be because of the title they wear, the position they hold, the degrees they have attained or some other thing that is supposed to set them above all others in regard to authority… Continue reading Do You Know Who I Am?!
In Matthew 4:1-11 we read that after fasting for 40 days and 40 nights that the tempter (devil) came and tempted Jesus. It is notable that He was tempted in the same ways as each of us: the lust of the flesh-“command that these stones be made bread” (vs 3), the lust of the eyes… Continue reading What Have I Been Putting In My Heart?
Each of us has talents. Some excel in sports, writing, speaking, or some other pursuit. Some seem to have natural talents and others acquire their abilities over time. No matter how you gain the talent or ability, these talents can help in different areas of your life. But how do you use those talents in… Continue reading Talents
There are hundreds to possible thousands of churches these days. Like the old burger king slogan, "you can have it your way." You can choose which church fits your life style. We are all heading to the same place, just taking different "roads" to get there, right? Let's look at what the bible says about… Continue reading One Church
Being a parent can be one of the hardest things somebody will ever do. You are responsible for raising a child, taking care of them, and a number of other responsibilities. Both fathers and mothers have different roles when it comes to raising a child/children. Let's look at a few examples the bible gives for… Continue reading Being a Christian father
Put on the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. Ephesians 6:11. God knows we are going to be challenged with different temptations. The devil is out there, looking to devour us, 1 Peter 5:8. We must put on the whole armor of God to… Continue reading Armor of God