O that the grace of God would fill in the hearts of mankind and flow into all our words and a actions! David is described as "a man after God's own heart." That description is seen no better than in his display of loyalty and kindness to Mephibosheth. Mephibosheth was the victim of time and … Continue reading THE GRACE OF GOD
Month: April 2013
How To Handle Tragedies
No one expected the Boston Marathon to end in tragedy. No one expected the Twin Towers to fall. No one expected the shootings. Unfortunately, tragedy has become a routine part of our experience. Dealing with any tragedy is difficult, but God gives us tools to both endure and overcome tragedies in our lives. We need … Continue reading How To Handle Tragedies
WHERE DID GOD COME FROM?
"Where did God come from?" Have you ever had a 4 year old ask you that question? It is difficult to explain to a child the concept of God's self-existence (God exists without being dependent upon anything). "Where did God come from?" is also a question that atheists put forward as an argument against there … Continue reading WHERE DID GOD COME FROM?
"Without faith it is impossible to please him, for whosoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists, and that he rewards those who diligently seek him" (Hebrews 11:6 ESV). God is. Most of us probably take that fact for granted, but have we ever really examined the evidence. If the unexamined life … Continue reading He Exists
MANAGING OUR SIN PROBLEM
Sin is a problem that you can't get out of your life, but you can manage it by walking with Jesus and following Biblical principles. My little Sophie, who is five, has diabetes. We know that we can't cure the problem, but we can manage the problem by taking the right medications and avoiding certain … Continue reading MANAGING OUR SIN PROBLEM
SAVED BY GRACE THROUGH FAITH WHEN WE ARE BAPTIZED
"By grace are ye saved through faith, and that not of yourselves. It is the gift of God" (Ephesians 2:8). Being saved by faith requires both belief and adherence to the beliefs once and for all delivered to the saints (Jd.3). I CANNOT BELIEVE SALVATION OCCURS AT THE MOMENT OF BELIEF. Belief is … Continue reading SAVED BY GRACE THROUGH FAITH WHEN WE ARE BAPTIZED
Where Did This Post Come From?
Where did this blog post come from? Is that a reasonable question? How many believe it just appeared?This little article has words, a purpose, and is itself a form of communication between intelligent creatures. Surely, we would all say that since there is somedesign, some purpose, and demonstration of at least a little intelligence. Someone … Continue reading Where Did This Post Come From?
CONFIDENCE IN THE HOLINESS OF CHRIST WHICH YIELDS HOLINESS IN CHRISTIANS
1 John 1 There is nothing quite as sweet as confidence. Will you take a long trip if you don't have confidence in your car? Will you leave your children at school if you don't have confidence in the teachers? Will you eat a meal if you don't trust the cook? When it comes to … Continue reading CONFIDENCE IN THE HOLINESS OF CHRIST WHICH YIELDS HOLINESS IN CHRISTIANS
Send me. When the Lord's work is to be done, send me. When the Gospel can be preached, send me. Isaiah heard The Lord say, "Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?". He replied, "Here am I, send me." When The Lord needs workers, we can't sit idle. Everyone who has sat … Continue reading Send Me
THE POWER OF THE RESURRECTION IN MY LIFE
As they neared the shores of this life in their front porch rocking chairs, a grandfather said to his wife, "Mother, read the words to me again." She knowingly and with the same conviction and hope read, "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall … Continue reading THE POWER OF THE RESURRECTION IN MY LIFE