Discipleship seems to be the buzz word in many Christian circles these days. Discipleship is simply following Jesus and having a relationship with Him. A relationship that is of faith, hope, love which really all equal obedience. Take any of these from this divine equation and we have nothing. What is a relationship with Jesus … Continue reading January 25th, Discipleship
A while back I made a cryptic post on Facebook that simply said, "I choose not to live in fear." I am sure there were some that thought whoopdeedoo. Some may thought so what? My Facebook feed has been full of posts lately about border security, border wall, refugee posts etc. I have stayed mostly … Continue reading January 6th, I choose not to live in fear.
Happy New Year to all of you. As we begin 2019 I had some thoughts to share with you tonight that came to me during my evening prayer. God's love for you. God's love for all of us. It's impossible for us as finite human beings to contemplate the magnitude of God's existence for us … Continue reading January 1st, Happy New Year
I once heard someone ask the question, "When did you become a Christian?" The response somewhat surprised me. Some people when asked that question can tell you exactly when and where they became a Christian. Some will say they always have been. Still other's will say don't know if they even are. But the best … Continue reading Christmas
I once heard a story or fable that described Heaven and Hell. Both of which were nearly identical. Hell was described as a giant lavish feast. All of those who were in hell were seated at the banquet tables, but did not have any arms or feet. Only their torso remained. Heaven was described similarly. … Continue reading December 16th, Staring at a fork in Hell
“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ But I say to you, everyone who looks at a woman with lust has already committed adultery with her in his heart. If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away. It is better for you to lose … Continue reading Matthew 5: 27-30 I am an adulterer.
“You have heard that it was said to your ancestors, ‘You shall not kill; and whoever kills will be liable to judgment.' But I say to you, whoever is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment, and whoever says to his brother, ‘Raqa,’ will be answerable to the Sanhedrin, and whoever says, ‘You … Continue reading Matthew 5:21-22 “You have heard that it was said to your ancestors, ‘You shall not kill; and whoever kills will be liable to judgment.’ But I say to you, whoever is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment, and whoever says to his brother, ‘Raqa,’ will be answerable to the Sanhedrin, and whoever says, ‘You fool,’ will be liable to fiery Gehenna.