September 23, 2018
When a person is baptized, the Gospel is being depicted for everyone to see. It’s a personal drama professing one’s faith in Jesus Christ and His atoning sacrifice. It’s a one man passion play.
September 2, 2018
God calls us to trust in Him. Our response, when His word tells us to trust and obey, should be “Why not?”
April 22, 2018
Many people claim they love Jesus. Many say they love Jesus but change their minds very quickly when they learn what Jesus actually said.
November 26, 2017
It’s a given that Jesus’ words are often misapplied, dismissed as hyperbole, shared with contextual caveats, or run through theological strainers. What if we just take them in, unfiltered, let them nourish our souls, and allow the Holy Spirit to transform our minds and hearts?
March 12, 2017
Judah’s young King, Jehoshaphat, sought to walk in peace with King Ahab of Israel. While Jehoshaphat was a good king, Ahab was evil.
November 13, 2016
God has a reputation for taking small things and doing enormously big things with them. Examples include David with a small smooth stone and sling, and an unknown boy’s five small loaves and two fish; a little mudpie eyepatch made from dirt and spit.
May 15, 2016
Obviously we’ve been saved, made disciples of our Lord, for purposes far beyond the initial rescue. Hell was a bad destination. Heaven is an awesome destination. And yet God didn’t allow His Son to bear the cross only to have our destinations changed.
January 4, 2015
Our time here is temporal and yet the consequences of the Gospel are eternal for all those who believe. And this seems to be the truth the loins of our minds need to be girded with as we rest our hope on the fullness of God’s grace that will culminate when Jesus returns.
September 28, 2014
Believers face many noisy distractions that seek to drowned out God’s Word. In John 10:27 Jesus says: “My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me.” But what does it say if so-called sheep don’t follow Him?
December 8, 2013
Mary would be the one chosen to tenderly raise God’s beloved Son, whom she obediently named, Jesus. She was the steward of His care from birth to manhood. May we all embrace Mary’s response to this awesome charge: “Behold, I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.”