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!
Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. - 1 Corinthians 13:6 Loving someone doesn't mean standing by and allowing a sinful pattern in their life to go unchecked. Especially someone that claims to be a Christian. Earlier in his letter to the church at Corinth, Paul admonished the believers for bragging … Continue reading Tell them the truth!
None of us are perfectly sinless. I think most people agree that is true on some level. The biggest issue is that we want to be able to determine for ourselves what is actually called sin. Simply put - sin is "missing the mark". So who set the mark and what is it? The Creator … Continue reading Am I really o.k.? Do I need a Savior?
For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. - 2 Corinthians 5:21 I have always had a really hard time watching shows or movies where someone is getting blamed for something they didn't do. They are usually someone in … Continue reading But he is innocent!