Take As Directed

Take As Directed

If you are a Christian and attend a church that boldly preaches the Word of God, then you have heard this over and over again – “You gotta read the word!”  And about now you might be thinking “oh no, not again”, but there is just no getting around it if you desire to please… Read More ›

What A Ride!

What A Ride!

Mother’s Day is a wonderful occasion.  It’s a time for each of us to honor and remember our mother and the huge influence she has been in our life.  And, as a mom, memories and thoughts come flooding back to us as we reflect over the years.  If we are truthful, we would say that… Read More ›

O Wretched Man!

O Wretched Man!

“O wretched man that I am.  Who will deliver me from this body of death”!  This was the apostle Paul’s exclamation in Romans 7:24.  Paul was teaching about wanting to do what is good and right yet not doing it and knowing what is wrong but doing it anyway.  How many times have you found… Read More ›

Which Robber are You?

Scripture tells us that Jesus was crucified along with two criminals.  And we know that one of these men ultimately realized that Jesus truly was the son of God by addressing Him as Lord and asking Jesus to remember him when He entered His kingdom, while the other man mocked him along with the soldiers. … Read More ›

No Greater Love!

No Greater Love!

This Sunday we celebrate what is certainly the most significant event in Christian history – The Resurrection of Jesus Christ!  Jesus’ victory over death was our victory! But Jesus paid a horrific price for that victory.  During the hours leading up to and including His crucifixion, Jesus experienced mind numbing torture, ridicule and abandonment.  And… Read More ›

Entering His Presence

Entering His Presence

Pastor recently preached a sermon where he spoke about how Moses and the Israelites had to prepare themselves to come into the presence of God. They consecrated themselves for two whole days!  Today, we don’t really give much thought about getting ready for church except maybe what we are going to wear.  Consecration, or setting… Read More ›

Is Holiness Lost?

The story of Uzzah in the Bible is one that many people often think unfair.  King David was bringing the ark of the covenant back to Jerusalem and it was being carried on a cart pulled by oxen.  One of the oxen stumbled and Uzzah put his hand on the ark to stabilize it and… Read More ›

Greasy Grace

Greasy Grace

Continued …. Some in the church today would have you believe that God’s grace means that He overlooks sin in our lives.  We can live our life any way we want because that’s what His grace is for.  So this week let’s take a look at a couple of Biblical instances that would show us… Read More ›

Does Love Mean Acceptance?

Does Love Mean Acceptance?

Love and acceptance – Sounds very Biblical, doesn’t it?  In fact, this is a teaching that is rapidly gaining momentum in Christian circles today.  Pulpits are proclaiming it loudly  because who doesn’t want to hear that God accepts them just the way they are, sin and all?  And it also fits nicely into mainstream thinking… Read More ›

Remember, You Reap What you Sow!

I was recently on a tour with 20 other people. And we had a guide who was absolutely wonderful. He was very knowledgeable about the area we were visiting and, with our jam-packed schedule, he did his best to allow us to get in as many sights as we could every day. Keeping on schedule,… Read More ›