Christ Died for Sinners

Have you ever watched a war movie? Have you noticed it seems all the characters in the movie are heroes? They run toward the fighting. The jump on the grenade to save their buddies. They run straight to the machinegun nest to take it out to save their platoon. Do you believe that is realContinue reading “Christ Died for Sinners”

Sacrifice of Praise

Do you work hard doing good for others? Are you constantly looking for opportunities to continue to do good? Are you under the impression that by doing good you can earn your way to heaven? There are many who think the more good they do the better chance they have to spend eternity with God.Continue reading “Sacrifice of Praise”

Revealed to Children

Do you ever wonder how God goes about distributing knowledge? Do you ask Him to provide you with wisdom? Are you continuing to wait? Have you been wondering when you might receive it? Have you relegated yourself to being a child? You may wonder why I asked that last question. Have you read the wordsContinue reading “Revealed to Children”

Praise and Curses

Have you ever been to the ocean? Did you swim in it? Did some of the water splash into your mouth? If it did, did you notice the saltiness of it? The water in the ocean tastes significantly different than fresh water coming from a deep well, doesn’t it? The way we speak can varyContinue reading “Praise and Curses”

New Starts

As we begin a new year, many of us will make resolutions. We will decide to make a new start. Our human inclination is to use certain times or dates as milestones. We make promises on specific dates for many different reasons. Some are kept, others are broken. A new year brings out many newContinue reading “New Starts”

Learn To Praise

Have you ever stopped to reflect on what causes you to be happy? Think about what causes you to jump for joy. Are there several reasons that come to mind? What are they? Do they include blessings from God? We often look for ways to make ourselves happy. We long for something or someone. OurContinue reading “Learn To Praise”

Blessing’s For God’s Glory

Why do you want God to bless you? Is it out of selfish ambition? Is it so you can have more? Or is it so that God will be praised? Is it so God’s plan will be executed? Too often it is for our own benefit and not God’s. We don’t like to think ofContinue reading “Blessing’s For God’s Glory”

A Birth Foretold

As we approach the day set aside to celebrate the birth of Jesus, we often hear many questions and challenges of His birth. The commercialization of Christmas has caused many to forget the original reason behind Christmas. It may come as a surprise to many, but based on historical, astronomical, and Scriptural evidence, it isContinue reading “A Birth Foretold”

Perfect Timing

Have you ever experienced having something you needed show up at just the right time? Did you wonder how that happened? Could it be that God is setting things up in advance for you? Or do you think it is simply random, blind luck? If we’ve lived enough years and paid attention, we have allContinue reading “Perfect Timing”

Praise God

Do you give thanks for what you have? Do you praise the courage of people who put their lives on the line for you? Are you generally a thankful person? Would you praise someone if they saved your life? Will you praise God? We see a lot of thanks going out to doctors, nurses, andContinue reading “Praise God”