Hidden faults vs. deliberate sins

So we’ve clearly established that we are all sinners.  Yet we also know that once we’ve accepted Christ as our personal savior, and the Holy Spirit begins to work in us, we should be working on not sinning.  It is not as though knowing that we’re a hopeless sinner means we throw our hands up … Continue reading Hidden faults vs. deliberate sins

Know the Bible

Know the Bible! If you have accepted Jesus as your Savior – you must have a Biblical worldview. It doesn’t feel like it’s a prevailing worldview these days – but it is the only worldview that will stand the test of time – to eternity! Other worldviews change with the ebb and flow of societal … Continue reading Know the Bible

Integrity

Sometimes it seems that being someone of integrity is not as important as it once was.  Or maybe the definition of integrity is changing.  I guess it shouldn’t be surprising.  The dictionary defines someone with integrity as someone that adheres to “moral and ethical principles”, and society seems to be making changes to what is … Continue reading Integrity

Persistent Prayer

One of the hardest things to do is to keep praying when it seems like you’ve been praying about something forever.  Sometimes, even when you’re sure that what you’re praying for is in line with the Word of God, it can seem as though God's not even hearing you.  But we can be sure that if … Continue reading Persistent Prayer

Recycling silliness

When God gives us a new heart, he implores us not to look back!  There’s nothing back in our past that we need.  Our present in Christ offers us the hope and assurance that nothing in our past could. Our future in Christ has so much more for us to eagerly anticipate.   Out with the … Continue reading Recycling silliness

Lookin’ Good … On the inside

Don’t be concerned about the outward beauty of fancy hairstyles, expensive jewelry, or beautiful clothes.  You should clothe yourselves instead with the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so precious to God.  1 Peter 3:3 & 4 NLT Your beauty should not come from outward … Continue reading Lookin’ Good … On the inside