Good & Evil Are Not Interchangeable!

The next two churches that Jesus addressed were the lenient and compromising churches in Pergamum and Thyatira. Pergamum was a center of education and culture where the brightest of the brightest lived. The city was filled with idols and even the Roman emperor was seen as a god. Thyatira, on the other hand, was a … Continue reading Good & Evil Are Not Interchangeable!

Vindication will come!

As we hear more and more stories of Christians being persecuted for their faith, the word “vindicate” has a nice ring. Certainly for the martyrs that are imprisoned and put to death for refusing to deny Christ, but also for the people in free nations that lose their livelihood and have their name slandered for … Continue reading Vindication will come!

Ready for Battle

It is becoming more and more apparent that Christians are in a fierce battle against the tide of moral decay.  And although it may feel like we are fighting against other people, the Bible makes it clear that our fight is not against flesh & blood.  We are fighting against mighty powers in this dark … Continue reading Ready for Battle

More Than Conquerors 

In all things we are more than conquerors through [Christ] who loved us. - Romans 8:37  "More than conquerors!"  Let that thought soak in. When I think of the word "conqueror", I think of the ultimate destroyer. The mighty leader that overtakes all of their enemies without compare. The one that is always victorious. The … Continue reading More Than Conquerors 

Righteousness – Through Christ Alone

Many times in the Bible God makes wonderful promises for those who are "righteous". Here are a few of my favorites.  The Lord is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous. - ‭Proverbs‬ ‭15:29‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Then the righteous will shine like the sun in the kingdom of their Father. Whoever … Continue reading Righteousness – Through Christ Alone

Believer – in what?

Followers of Christ are often referred to as "believers". But what exactly are we believers in?  That Jesus was a real person? Sure. That he was good? Yes, of course.  That he walked the earth teaching wonderful truths?  That, too. But a lot of people believe those things. This is no big step of faith. … Continue reading Believer – in what?