“This is the day; this is the day; this is the day that the Lord has made.” I love that song and enjoy humming it to myself on the way to church. Did you ever wonder why the Christian Church worships on the first day of the week, Sunday, rather than the seventh day when… Continue reading The Lord’s Day
The Baptist Faith and Message defines the doctrine of grace as “election is the gracious purpose of God, according to which He regenerates, justifies, sanctifies, and glorifies sinners.” It clarifies how God brings salvation to sinners. Believers can fall into sin and grieve the holy spirit, but the power of God will keep them through… Continue reading Grace is Greater than all my Sin!
The Holy Spirit, a.k.a. Holy Ghost in charismatic circles, is a person. The Holy Spirit has the same nature and characteristics as God the Father and Jesus the Son. We read in Genesis 1 that He is omniscient, omnipotent in Hebrews 9, and omnipresent in Psalm 139. The Holy Spirit was at work in creation.… Continue reading God the Holy Spirit
What do we believe about God? Today's culture would tell you that is a loaded question with many answers. Contrary to what today's society would say, the Bible tells us exactly what we can believe and have confidence in concerning God. God's first commandment in Exodus 20 or Deuteronomy 5 is, "You shall have no… Continue reading There is only one God!
Walking with Jesus is the most important thing we do in this life. He is our guide and compass. He knows where we are going, and we must trust and follow Him. As we travel with Jesus, learn more about Him, and become more self-aware, we must adjust our journey. Some adjustments involve training spiritually,… Continue reading Being Flexible is Key in Our Walk with God!
We often derive our purpose from our work, the people we know, and how much money we have in the bank. We get our purpose from many things, most of which are wrong. Maybe we have been caring for an elderly parent or grandchildren or are transitioning into retirement. When a season of life ends,… Continue reading Your Purpose Comes From God
Have you ever been demeaned, belittled, or found yourself at the wrong end of the truth in the guise of teasing? We all have in more ways than we can count. When we are in grammar school, teasing is a favorite pastime. Everyone tries to deflect the attention of their inadequacies onto others by teasing.… Continue reading God’s Workmanship!
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
The book of Proverbs tells us about two women, Lady Wisdom and Lady Folly. Lady Folly is a metaphor for the evil that tries to seduce us, and lady Wisdom is Jesus Christ. Lady Wisdom calls to us repeatedly. We are to seek her with everything we have and do everything to keep her. If… Continue reading Lady Wisdom and Lady Folly
In taking a look at the Biblical theology of women, it is easy to see that Jesus valued women and their role in the kingdom of God. During Jesus' ministry, he broke all kinds of cultural norms in society. Women in the Ancient Near East did not get a lot of respect and weren't allowed… Continue reading New Testament Women