Be sure to sign up for new blog posts via email! “His word brings reality into being, as at creation when “Let there be” resulted in “And it was”. When Jesus spoke two words to a dead man rotting in a tomb, “Come forth”, the man did!” There is a mysterious and mighty power in the spoken word. When we are called to spread … Continue reading Speak Truth
Be sure to sign up for new blog posts via email! Interruptions to our personal schedule, to discuss God with, and love on, someone in need, are not interruptions at all but divine appointments to which we must not be late. God is always on time. May we be so blessed to be called into a time for such a purpose. Our calling is … Continue reading We’re on God’s Schedule Now
Be sure to sign up for new blog posts via email! Everyone loves a good sunset. It’s the closing of the day, the end of work (usually) and the beginning of relaxation. Have you ever noticed, though, how the darkness slowly creeps in as the sun retreats? Darkness is the void of light, it is not something of itself. When in a dark room, even … Continue reading Light and Dark
Be sure to sign up for new blog posts via email! February 12, 2016 “The good news of the gospel is not merely about the commuting of an eternal sentence but about the commencing of an eternal relationship.” Our acceptance of Jesus is not the end…but the beginning! We have an intimate and personal walk with Jesus. And we have our public and outward … Continue reading Beginning, not the End
Be sure to sign up for new blog posts via email! Romans 3:23 and 6:23 point out an obvious problem in humans and its result. And once we have come into a deep and meaningful relationship with Jesus, we have been justified (made legally whole to be in God’s presence) and are in the process of sanctification (the process of becoming more and … Continue reading Courtroom or Hospital
Be sure to sign up for new blog posts via email! This is a statue of Saint Anthony of Padua. He is a notable young member of the Franciscan order. The Franciscans were among a movement of others who saw the early church spiraling out of control with power and corruption as it became even more influential than many of the kings of the … Continue reading What’s in a Name?
Be sure to sign up for new blog posts via email! February 3, 2016 Someone who asks,” Why would a loving God want to send a good person to hell?” must need to know that He doesn’t! In fact, He wants you and me to spend eternity with Him in heaven and has already sent His son as the means to that end. There … Continue reading Bow and Arrow-Missing the Mark
Be sure to sign up for new blog posts via email! February 2, 2016 Why would anyone choose to follow Jesus? Why would anyone want to have their priorities changed, even the way they are living? Why would anyone desire to connect with their Creator in a real and personal relationship? I guess my question is really why wouldn’t they? The answer is many … Continue reading Why Follow Jesus? Why Not?
Be sure to sign up for new blog posts via email! January 29, 2016 “Activism in social issues is not the gospel but a fruit of it.” Jesus did not come from His throne in Heaven at the right hand of God to create a new political reign on the earth. In fact, that was one of the temptations that Satan offered Him. However, … Continue reading Jesus Christ, Social Activist
Be sure to sign up for new blog posts via email! January 23, 2016 “…even today, if you hear of a pastor being fired from a church for “moral reasons”, you can make a pretty safe bet that “moral” involves either sex or money (or both)…however, we are not scandalized by lack of love. But Jesus is!” Why do we have outrage at people … Continue reading Better-than-these-but-not-as-bad-as-them