This world that we live in is broken and full of pain. Domestic violence, disease, poverty, injustice, and death. People wonder, "if God is good, why does He allow war or children to suffer?" Why doesn't He stop the evil that permeates our world? These are difficult questions that usually come from unsaved people. How… Continue reading My pain is felt and understood
Have you ever done something that you never thought you would? Like Judas, have you ever done something you never thought you could be forgiven for? Something that you are not proud of but ashamed of. Hours before Jesus' death, two of the disciples betrayed Him. Judas betrayed Him with a kiss, and Peter denied… Continue reading My Life Can Change, and so Can Yours!
“Where no counsel is, the people fail: but in the multitude of counselors, there is safety.” Proverbs 11:14 (KJV). It is so important to keep company with people of the same faith. The Bible says bad companions corrupt, and we should heed the word. It’s easy to think that your good Christ-like character will rub… Continue reading Seek Wise Counsel
There would be no hope without an empty tomb, and we would be hopeless. The very existence of Christianity depends on the truth of the empty tomb. Without Jesus fulfilling the promise to rise from the dead, what would there be to hope for? Mary Magdalene had no hope until Jesus found her. She loved… Continue reading Hope that Never Dies
Have you ever considered the thieves on the cross? Are you and I any different? We have more in common with them than you think. Think about it for a minute. We are all sinners, and we all fall short of the glory of God. One thief joined the crowd and mocked Jesus. We should… Continue reading I have Eternal Life with Jesus!
There is great expectation from the parents, grandparents, and aunts and uncles when a baby is expected. There is preparation, thanksgiving, and celebration. There are concerns and tears of joy. All surrounded by the miracle of Life. Envision what Mary must have felt when she held her son, Jesus, in her arms for the first… Continue reading God has a plan for my Life
Please read: III John III John was written to an individual named Gaius. It is a typical Roman name, and it is not sure whether this Gaius is the same one referenced in Acts 19:29, 20:4; Romans 16:23; I Cor 1:14, or someone different. We do know that he had precious like faith as the… Continue reading Hospitality – love in action!
Please read: II John This letter was written to "the lady chosen by God and her children." More than likely, the lady is a church and her children its members'. John is encouraged because he met up with some of this church's members, and they were doing well in their faith. Much of this short… Continue reading Bad companions corrupt
Please read: I John 5 John wraps up this epistle by giving the requirements for being born of God. A person must believe in the incarnate Son of God to be born of God. Assurance that they are born of God is that they love others born of God and are obedient to God's commands.… Continue reading Are you born of God?
Please read: I John 4 John starts chapter 4 with a warning to "test the spirits." The Secessionists or false teachers believed that Jesus Christ did not come in the flesh. John helps us discern the false teachers from those who teach the truth. If they do not believe that Jesus came in the flesh,… Continue reading Perfect love casts out Fear!