What is your favorite attribute of God? For sinners like you and me, perhaps forgiveness is the most valued of God’s attributes. Forgiveness will unify a congregation, a family, and your view of yourself. A lack of forgiveness will destroy a congregation, a family, and your view of yourself. The only way we can … Continue reading Let it Go!: The freedom of forgiveness
Grace has been defined as God’s riches at Christ’s expense. We should try to preach grace as often as you can, as much as you can, for as much of the glory of God as you can. One of the beautiful pictures of grace in the Bible is the story of Mephibosheth the son of … Continue reading Freedom in Grace
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
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
WHERE WOULD YOU BE SITTING? Matthew 9:9-12 strength requires sacrifice Jesus saw Matthew sitting among the tax collectors. Matthew was among the marginalized, the outcast, and the immoral. He would not have appeared to have much potential for as a Christ follower. Yet Jesus extends the invitation "Follow me" and Matthew responds impeccably. Luke 5:28 … Continue reading Where Would You Be Sitting?