Burden Carrying

Have you caught a fellow Christian in sin? What did you do about it? Have you been caught in a sin? What was done about your sin? Do you know what we should do? Are we to carry out punishment? Are we to demonstrate grace and mercy? Our culture is two-faced. We want to dishContinue reading “Burden Carrying”

Being A Good Samaritan

What does it mean to be a good neighbor? Does it mean to help the person who lives next door with their yard? Does it mean to give a child a ride to a school function? It can mean those. But what is the example Jesus gave us? He used the example of someone inContinue reading “Being A Good Samaritan”

Beat the Heat

What are we doing to stay out of the hottest place ever recorded for eternity? Have you accepted Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior? Are you allowing God to transform you into the person He created you to be? Or, are you holding on to your selfish, self-center, hateful, grudge holding, angry, antagonizing, finger pointing,Continue reading “Beat the Heat”

A Just God

Do you desire justice? Are you looking for judgment for those who commit crimes? Do you long for crimes to be punished? Do you wish fairness would find its way into our culture? Are you sure you want sins to be punished as they deserve? We often talk of justice. We scream for justice whenContinue reading “A Just God”

Proclaiming Good News

What stories do you tell? Are they true? Are they important? Are they rumors? Will those stories be important a week from now? A month from now? A year from now? Do you tell the story of Jesus and His saving grace? We talk a lot. Some people wake up talking and don’t stop untilContinue reading “Proclaiming Good News”

Loss or Gain

How do you react when you see someone else receiving accolades? How does it sit with you when someone you believe has done wrong is forgiven and welcomed with open arms? Do you respond with spite and disgust? To see someone be given many gifts and waste them is difficult for us to swallow. ItContinue reading “Loss or Gain”

Divided Or United

Are you tired of all the bickering? Are you fed up with the arguing back and forth? Have you had your fill of one side demeaning the other side? Do you ask why there are two sides to begin with? What are you doing toward reconciliation? We’ve heard the politicians hurling hateful language at oneContinue reading “Divided Or United”

Humble Before God

In today’s passage, we see a quote from Jesus that can quickly be taken out of context and often is. Unfortunately, many people will apply it to their job or their relationship or perhaps to competing on a team. Things may or may not work out as they think when applying this passage to thoseContinue reading “Humble Before God”