Psalms 30:6-7 (6) And in my prosperity I said, I shall never be moved. (7) LORD, by thy favour thou hast made my mountain to stand strong: thou didst hide thy face, and I was troubled. I once heard a story of a woman who had won her state’s lottery. In an instant, she went … Continue reading Blessings can be Dangerous
A person's accent can tell you a little bit about where they're from. A person's words will tell you where their heart is.
My middle daughter used to play for the university soccer team. In the four years she was there, her team won the national championship three times. (I like to say it was because of her, but actually it was a team effort.) That team loved their coach. I’ll call him “Coach C.” Coach C. demanded … Continue reading Two Kinds of Bosses
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.
When a speaker says, “in conclusion,” especially if that speaker is a preacher, it usually means he’s not concluding, just continuing. Peter, however, is indeed concluding the last of his two epistles with three main ideas. 2 Peter 3:14-18 (14) Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for such things, be diligent that ye may be … Continue reading Peter’s Final Thoughts
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.