Do you ever wonder if God takes a day off? If there is ever a time when He decides that He’s seen enough and heard enough? If one day He’s going to ignore it all and decide just not to show up? After all, His people (the Israelites, the Church, me, you) seem to get … Continue reading God Will Always Show Up
If anyone tries to deny how incredible the grace of God is, just point them to the book of Judges. Over and over you see the Israelites turning away from God. Over and over you read, “Again the Israelites did evil in the eyes of the Lord.” They just could not stay on track! They … Continue reading God won’t give up on you
This morning while I was reading the book of John, I was struck by a verse that spoke to me. Jesus was comforting his disciples as he tried to prepare them for his upcoming death. He knew the sorrow and dismay they would feel when they saw their Lord crucified and buried, and he was … Continue reading Your grief will turn to joy
Isaiah 53 has always been one of my favorite chapters in the Bible. It so clearly describes the sacrifice Jesus made on the cross and the purpose for it. When God came to earth he didn't come as a great and powerful conquerer (as some were hoping for). He came as a simple baby and … Continue reading Why he came…
It's March and March Madness is in full effect. Whole communities will be celebrating with their teams as each victory brings them closer to the ultimate prize. No doubt there will be victory parades in the streets as ecstatic fans welcome the players home. And those closest to the players will be proudly alongside them … Continue reading Palm Sunday … Victory Parade
A few weeks ago I wrote about how the death of the Reverend Billy Graham had impacted me. How the thought of his glorious homecoming after a life of faithfully sharing the gospel was a reminder that we all need to be following his lead. Today I read that the famous scientist and self-proclaimed atheist … Continue reading Don’t die in your unbelief – TODAY is the day of Salvation!
Dear friends, although I was very eager to write to you about the salvation we share, I felt I had to write and urge you to contend for the faith that was once for all entrusted to the saints. For certain men whose condemnation was written about long ago have secretly slipped in among you. … Continue reading God is NOT okay with sin!