When walls are built up inside families or between the brethren, it separates the members and causes anger and hostility to grow. Peace is stolen and love is quenched, and all because of a conflict that has pre-eminence over our love and obedience to God. So much is lost when we allow conflicts to separate us. Many children grow up … Continue reading When Conflicts Separate Us
Most of us have memories of a special day when our world changed and everything became new! Maybe it's your wedding day or the birth of your child. Perhaps it was a devastating event that left you humbled or lost and your life has never been the same since. Whatever that day was, it cannot come … Continue reading The Night the World Changed
We are now entering that time of year when all the Christmas decorations are coming to life inside our homes, and definitely in the big stores. It’s such a wonderful feeling to hear the happy Christmas songs and to see the vibrant colors on display as it welcomes us into the most joyful season of … Continue reading The Feeling of Christmas
Most of us have grown up being told that the world is going to end soon. However, we are still here and so, we accept that doomsday prediction as something our parents told us because they couldn’t adjust to this new age. The truth is that the world will continue to go on for many … Continue reading Will You Cry or Rejoice?
This world is dark because sin has separated people from God. Many prefer the life of sin, don't want to know God, and are even offended by the name of Jesus. Some cling to anti-Christ religions; others choose to follow false doctrines; many more prefer to make science their god, while multitudes claim to be atheists so they … Continue reading Our Soul Cries Out
We are living in the time that the Old Testament prophets talked about. This world is about to witness the most magnificent event in its history, and that is the return of Jesus! However, as believers in Christ, we won’t see it because we’ll be with Him. That means that He will call us to … Continue reading Will You Hear His Voice?
There was a time when Christians kept to themselves, followed Jesus and were still able to live in a society with respect. Many would sit on the fence, not sure what to believe because their minds were still partial to the things and ways of this world. However, as the days roll faster towards the … Continue reading The Days of Fence Sitting R Over!
Some Christians think that they get filled with the Word of God so they can have the power to yell and scream at the devil and win battles with him. Others feel that it's so they can go forth and speak to everything in their path because they have the authority of God to do … Continue reading Why Put on the Armor of God?
It seems that every media site today is filled with people talking badly about someone. It's the latest rage! There’s so much contempt and anger bottled up that people just want to pour it out! They hear something about someone and then turn that rumor into a major roast that attracts other itching ears like … Continue reading Turn Gossip into Grace
It can be shocking to learn just how some Believers fight a spiritual battle. People scream and shout and yell at the devil, demand that he come and stand in front of them, and then there’s the chanting and heavy breathing and rolling on the floor. And the devil loves these battles because he gets … Continue reading Fighting a Spiritual Battle
The Bible has many useful purposes. It’ makes a lovely wedding gift for the happy couple and an inspiring graduation gift to the student. It comes in many sizes and colors and looks astonishing when artfully displayed on a coffee table. It can also sit on the corner of a desk and give off an … Continue reading What is the Value of the Bible?
When Adam and Eve ate from the tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil, they fell from the grace of God. Their eyes were opened to the existence of sin and they chose to follow it instead of God. Ever since that day, every person ever born has been given that same choice and … Continue reading What are You Doing With God’s Grace?
There is only one name in all the world that is worthy of our praise! There is only one name by which we are saved, and that can bring us into the presence of God. It gives us the hope and the strength to live in this world. What a beautiful name it is—the name … Continue reading What a Beautiful Name it Is!
Often when people hear a Christian talking about the salvation of Jesus, an alarm goes off in their head. They either run and hide to avoid an encounter, or boldly speak against the “religion” of the Christian and declare that they have their own religion. So why do Christians continue to talk about Jesus anyway … Continue reading Why Talk about Jesus?
Many of the challenges we face in life today would shock our ancestors. While this world offers technology and conveniences that our grandparents could only dream of, it also puts us into situations that would have terrified them. As Believers in Jesus, however, we must keep following Him and winning souls for His Kingdom and … Continue reading Never Give Up!
It’s not the challenges in life that make us who we are; it’s how we deal with them that reveals our true character. If we want to know who we really are inside, just wait until we are under pressure, facing a challenge or stressed. This is when our real attitude comes to the surface. … Continue reading Bad Attitudes
Many parents today believe that pushing “religion” on children is wrong. They want their children to have the right to choose what “religion” they want to follow when they are old enough to decide. That’s fine for the world because they don’t know God, and no religion will save them anyway. But for Believers, it’s … Continue reading Teach Your Children About God
The Bible is clear that the character of Believers should be like that of Jesus. The more we study the Bible, the more like God we become. Here are some ABC’s for Believers: ASK (Matthew 7:7,11) Jesus explained the relationship between our Heavenly Father and us, His children. In verse 7, He tells us to … Continue reading ABC’s for Believers
You can’t go anywhere today without being surrounded by fake news. Social media and even some of the supposedly authentic news programs are infiltrated with lies. Facts are being so distorted that people are becoming filled with either rage or panic. What is going on in our world? Is there an agenda behind this in … Continue reading The Agenda of Fake News
Too many Christians prefer to ignore sin rather than take a stand against it. Is this what Jesus told us to do? How can we share the gospel or be a witness of God’s love or of His saving grace if we don’t get out there and tell the world that sin is wrong? How … Continue reading Walking with Blinders
Like a well-stocked department store that offers a diversity of products to please its different customers, this world offers a wide selection of so-called Christianity that caters to individual needs and desires. And variety is good when pleasing our personal tastes, but there is only ONE Christianity that revives the soul. And the only choice … Continue reading The Road to Jerusalem
Many people in our country will go hungry today or will suffer from lack of money or needs to get through the day. And many more in the third world will starve and die from poverty. But sadly, in our ignorance, many of us will choose not to see or care about their needs and … Continue reading Crumbs Under the Table
Many people are suffering from physical, mental or emotional stress and they are ready to give up. Their only hope for help was in the world and it has let them down. And that's because the world cannot help when it is the reason for the problems. But as Christians, our hope should be in … Continue reading Jesus Saves
There is only a fine line between Christians and the world at times when it comes to attitudes. Sometimes Christians feel that their relationship with God gives the privilege to criticize other Christians. But the fact is that none of us have that right. We are all on the same level until we get to … Continue reading Who Gets to Throw the First Stone?
Too often, we are either awarded or judged by the size or kind of gift we give. The focus is put on the actual gift itself instead of on the heart of the person who is giving it. When we give a gift from our heart, it's worth everything because it's a gift of love, and … Continue reading Love Comes in all Sizes