The Chosen One

Have you ever been chosen to take on a difficult task? What does it mean to be chosen? Is it an honor to be chosen? Does it mean you are the only one who can accomplish the task? Would you prefer not to be chosen? We know there are people the boss always turns toContinue reading “The Chosen One”

Son of God

Who we believe Jesus to be is key to how well we follow Him. Do we believe He is the Son of God? Do we believe He is our Lord and Savior? Is He merely someone we have heard of? Do we sometimes think He is not real? Our beliefs drive how we behave. TheyContinue reading “Son of God”

Hope of Advent

Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is on its way. The scramble to get bargains is on. Finishing off the shopping list is top priority. After all, most of us have already had our Christmas decorations up for a couple weeks. For many Christians it is also the time for our tradition of Advent. Advent isContinue reading “Hope of Advent”

Everlasting Kingdom

Do you question if the kingdom of God will ever come? Are you looking forward to that day with joy? Or, trepidation? Have you ever wondered how long ago it was predicted the kingdom will come to fruition? As we have heard many times, God works on His time, not ours. His patience can appearContinue reading “Everlasting Kingdom”

Seed of Heaven

Have you ever wondered what heaven is like? Do you have an image in your head? Do you envision streets of gold, buildings of crystal, lush vegetation, and a pure river? Does everything appear to be perfect? Many of us have grown up with visions of what heaven will be like. Some of us haveContinue reading “Seed of Heaven”

No Condemnation

Being condemned is not something any of us look forward to. Rather we look forward to being rewarded. We desire getting the pat on the back. We seek those atta-boys and atta-girls. We like to be told we are doing well. Our self-esteem is built up when we are told we are doing well. ItContinue reading “No Condemnation”

Rejoice The Birth

Can you imagine having a baby in a stable area? Not only that, but you must use a feeding trough as a bed for him. Of course, two thousand years ago was a different time. Electricity hadn’t been invented yet and all our modern conveniences were far into the future. I am sure most ofContinue reading “Rejoice The Birth”

Trust the Witnesses

Do you want people to know who you are? Does it make you feel good when someone recognizes you for something you have done? Do you recognize other people for who they are? Does status mean a lot to you? We see people chasing after status in this world. They look to gain a newContinue reading “Trust the Witnesses”

Accept God’s Grace

Have you heard the true message? Are you searching for hope in a chaotic world? Does it seem that love has escaped you, once again? Do you know there is a hope that has existed for thousands of years? Do you know that hope was perfected two thousand years ago? It is our very natureContinue reading “Accept God’s Grace”

Guilty or Convicted?

Are you guilty? Are you convicted? Do you believe with all your heart that Jesus is the Son of God? Is He your Lord and Savior? Are you willing to stand convicted when others accuse you of this? Even if it costs you everything? We see people’s beliefs change with the wind today. They followContinue reading “Guilty or Convicted?”