Have you ever been to a restaurant and tried something that was so good you just had to tell your friends about it? The problem is that when you did, your words just could not fully convey the experience. Finally, you said: “You have to try it for yourself and you’ll see!” The Psalmist was … Continue reading Taste and See
As a mature believer, I have the liberty to love my Christian brothers and sisters enough not to provoke them.
"For I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law." (Proverbs 4:2) Before you head out anywhere, it’s best to have good directions. Personally, I had GPS before it was cool. I had a Global Positioning Spouse. Jane can read a map like nobody’s business and she’s very good at estimating arrival times. If … Continue reading Getting Our Bearings Right
When Jesus answered the disciples' question about who would be greatest in His kingdom, His answer probably surprised them all.
John tells us that the number of miracles Jesus did in his earthly ministry was so great that the world could not contain the books it would take to record them all (John 21:25). So, to give us a clear picture of Who our Savior is, the gospels are selective in the accounts they convey. … Continue reading The Gadarene Demoniac, a Picture of Hope
Sometimes, to get our attention, God has to reach down into our lives and shake our world like a snow globe just so we can watch the flakes fly.
A child's idea of clean and a parent's idea of clean do not live in the same universe. The same can be send of our concept of clean compared to God's concept of clean.
Believers serve a risen Savior and their eyes are on that Eternal City. Given what is at stake, we do not have time for detours.
False teachers are always on the lookout for unstable souls and these teachers don't just exist on TV or the Internet. They're in our churches. Our best defense against them is still the truth.
In order to have the blessings in life, you must deal with some of the less pleasant tasks that get you those blessings.