We all make choices about what we are going to carry with us all day. I carry a pocket Bible, my wallet, my phone, usually a pocket knife, keys, pens, and maybe some loose change around just about every day. That is starting to sound like a lot. I can't carry everything I would like … Continue reading What Are You Carrying?
We recognize the importance of dignity. Our President has come under fire for using Twitter so much and for the inexcusable language which he has used. It's interesting that the culture itself doesn't mind the language or excessive social media use, but it does expect the one who holds "the highest office in the land" … Continue reading Dignified Servants
"But thanks be to God that though you were slaves of sin, you became obedient from the heart to that form of doctrine to which you were committed, and having been freed from sin, you became slaves of righteousness--Romans 6:17-18 But now that you have come to know God, or rather to be known by … Continue reading Knowledge and Salvation
The songs asks us "Do you know my Jesus? Do you know my friend?". Do you know Jesus? We want you to know about Jesus. We want you to know about his existence before he took on flesh--John 1:1. We want you to know about the incarnation and his miraculous birth--Isaiah 7:14; Matthew 1:21; John … Continue reading Do You Know?
You woke up this morning and turned on the light. How did that go? Did you have to blink a few times? How long did it take your eyes to adjust to the light? It took a little time, but gradually your eyes adjusted and you were able to see better. The same is true … Continue reading It’s Too Bright
The new year makes us focus on new beginnings, new opportunities, and new goals. Sometimes the old way just doesn't work anymore. Maybe God has been showing you that it is time for a change. You just can't live that way anymore. This is the background of Nicodemus's life. That's why Jesus told him "you … Continue reading New Birth & New Beginnings
It is great to be a Christian! We have wonderful opportunities to work for God and with God. It is important for us to keep that perspective. While God is gracious enough to allow us to invest in his kingdom, we are not the King. The church exists for His glory. "He is before all … Continue reading God’s Plan for God’s Church