Jesus reaches out His pierced hand to us, offering forgiveness of sins and everlasting life.
Seeking God: He will not fail
When things looked grim, King David looked to the evidence of God's goodness. How has God dealt bountifully with me in the past?
Seeking God: Keep a soft heart
The seed sown on the rock never brought any fruit to perfection.
Is it a sin not to go to church?
The convenience of a streaming church service is a double-edged sword. Indispensable to those who cannot leave their bed, but a tool of temptation for the devil. I heard that whisper this morning: Why get up so early? It's cold and you deserve a break, and who will notice you anyway? Whether you go or stay won't... Continue Reading →
Don’t (necessarily) follow your heart: Making faithful decisions that agree with the will of God
Commonplace stock phrases like "follow your heart" are so prevalent in our culture that e don’t think twice when we see them plastered on greeting cards, posters, and children’s clothing. They sure sound positive, upright and true, but Jesus says something different. The sins that defile us, actually start with your heart. “Out of a person’s... Continue Reading →
My Weakness, His Strength †
I failed again, for the umpteenth time. I set out to meditate on good, but my mind barely goes as far as judgement or hate --whichever makes me feel the best about myself at the time. I no sooner finish dedicating my day to Love, than I turn around and say something passive-aggressive to my... Continue Reading →
“and through him God reconciled everything to himself. He made peace with everything in heaven and on earth by means of Christ’s blood on the cross.” Colossians 1:20 True, Jesus came to save us from the consequences of our sin, but did you realize that was only part of his mission? Jesus did not end... Continue Reading →