Seeking the truth of God’s word is an integral part of the Christian life. How does a believer seek the truth? You won’t find it by reading the latest self-help book, you won’t find it by watching the news, and you will rarely find it by asking a friend. The best way to seek truth… Continue reading Seek Truth and Find Unity
To Live in a Community, You Must Have Unity!
Each local church is a community, or family, of believers. Like any other family, there are differences of opinion, which, if not handled correctly, can lead to division. God wants us to live in a loving, encouraging community that helps us grow in our relationship with God. We are called to help each other and… Continue reading To Live in a Community, You Must Have Unity!
Happy New Year!
It's that time of year again. The time when we plan and set spiritual, physical, relational, and financial goals for our lives. If I have to be honest, my New Year's resolutions don't always last. I am powerless to effect change in my life, I can want it with all my heart, but I often… Continue reading Happy New Year!
Seeking for Buried Treasure
Searching for buried treasure has been the subject of many beautiful legends of the sea and pirates, regaling adventures. A valuable treasure is a powerful motivator. That's why Jesus taught the parable of the buried treasure. The gospel of Matthew 13:44-46, "the kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in the field, which a… Continue reading Seeking for Buried Treasure
I am Grateful, Thankful, and Blessed
Thanksgiving Day is one of my favorite holidays. I love the smell of the turkey, good eats, the parade, and watching football. Family and friends gather together with one purpose – to be thankful! We should be grateful for more than just one day a year. We should practice gratitude all year long. Thankfulness is… Continue reading I am Grateful, Thankful, and Blessed
Guest blogger – Robin R King. Visit her website @: robinrking.com
Don’t Just Survive, Thrive! - Living A Mission-Aligned Life My life can be so busy! The world is chaotic, and at times that frenzy invades my life. One day at work, I began to feel overwhelmed by my growing work tasks and responsibilities in my personal life. I heard myself crying out, “get me off… Continue reading Guest blogger – Robin R King. Visit her website @: robinrking.com
I, II, and III John – a short but exciting read
Please read and study along with me as I look at these three small but essential epistles written by the Apostle John, also known as the elder, or the one that Jesus loved. Today we can just refresh ourselves on the background of these three epistles in preparation for a deeper dive. Please read: I,… Continue reading I, II, and III John – a short but exciting read
Male and Female He Created Them
In Genesis chapters one and two, it is undeniable that man and woman were created in God's image, as stated in Gen. 1:27, "So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them." Neither man nor woman lost their "image-bearing" capabilities in the… Continue reading Male and Female He Created Them
Faith, Hope, and Love – Part 3
Love never fails … The Apostle Paul encourages the church to pursue faith, hope, and love, but love is the greatest. Why would love be the greatest? Faith seems to be pretty important; after all, we cannot achieve salvation without it, and without hope, we would be flat-out miserable. Why then would Paul tell us… Continue reading Faith, Hope, and Love – Part 3
Faith, Hope, and Love – Part 2
2 Corinthians 1:7 “And our hope for you [our joyful and confident expectation of good for you] is ever unwavering (assured and unshaken) …” (AMPC) We use the word hope in three different ways: Hope is wanting something good in the future. Hope is a future good thing that we want. Hope is the reason… Continue reading Faith, Hope, and Love – Part 2