In this era of new age “Christianity” and false doctrines, many Christians don’t know that their soul craves to be with God. He created our soul and put it into a body. This is why people are always looking for some spiritual connection in life—they are searching for God and don’t even know it. But those … Continue reading In His Presence
Most Christians agree that Christmas is about celebrating the birth of Jesus. But do they really understand the value of this precious gift from God? When God created the Garden of Eden, it was perfect. Adam and Eve were perfect. It was a holy place—an extension of Heaven. And God was able to come and … Continue reading This Precious Gift from God
The Christmas season is upon us, and it’s that one time of year when most people are happy, giving, FORgiving, kind, sharing, concerned, and just plain compassionate towards everyone. The atmosphere seems to bring out the best traits in many of us as we sing along with the carols and wrap gifts in pretty paper. … Continue reading What IS it about Christmas?
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas …..ronnie dauber's version ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Every creature was praising, even the mouse. The Bibles were open to the pages with care And showed us so clearly that Jesus was near. The children were singing and clapping their hands With visions … Continue reading T’was the Night Before…
We live in a fast-paced world that deals with timelines of tomorrow. We prepare for events to come, put money aside for the vacation to come and live every moment as if today doesn’t even exist! We need to slow down and enjoy today because we are living a lie when we are living for tomorrow. … Continue reading Living for Tomorrow
Many Christians feel that they are entitled to blessings and rewards from God because they're Christians. They focus more on what they’ll get from God than on what they'll do for God. They put the crown before the cross! God does bless us now, and He will give us rewards and crowns one day, but … Continue reading the Crown Before the Cross
We are coming into the Christmas season, and many of us are already in the Christmas Spirit. We’ve started shopping for gifts, and we’ve replaced our home atmosphere from autumn to the holiday décor. While the world has its own reasons for celebrating Christmas, Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus that happened on that One … Continue reading One Glorious Night
Recently, an interview with the supposedly Christian pastor, Carl Lentz from the NY Hillsong Church was released. He gained a lot of attention when he refused to call sin what it is—sin. He prefers to preach a message that pleases his congregation and keeps them coming back. But this world doesn’t need happy people that … Continue reading Bring Down the Fire!
Sometimes it feels almost impossible to be happy for two days in a row in this world. There is always something horrible going on somewhere that steals our joy. We are surrounded by people who are ill, people whose lives are falling apart or people who suffer from financial depression. And the global disasters are … Continue reading Searching for a Happy Heart
Over the years, too many Christians have turned a blind eye to the sin around them. Their attitude was that as long as they didn't participate, then it didn't bother them. And because of that, sin was able to spread without resistance. We are living in a time when it is no longer acceptable to … Continue reading Silence is No Longer Golden
So many new Christians look up to the older Christians to find out how they should act and how they should look. Are they to dress in expensive clothing? Drive flashy cars? Live in luxury homes? Do they need these things to show they have faith? Is this what defines a Christian?Should they change the … Continue reading What Does a Christian Look Like?
The devil runs this world, and lies and deception are his greatest tools. He is so cunning that he can trick a Christian easily through the lust of the flesh if the person doesn’t study the Scriptures to know God’s will, and doesn't walk in the love and the knowledge and the wisdom God. Lies … Continue reading Lies and Deceit
Most of us have heard the story of Daniel and how he was thrown into the lion’s den because he refused to honor King Darius’ decree. This law said that no one could bow down to any other god except for him for thirty days. Daniel, of course, was devoted to God because he knew … Continue reading Why Didn’t the Lions eat Daniel?
We live in a world that has drifted so far from God most people have no real idea who God is! Laws and attitudes have been changed to appease this “modern” life and God is mocked and ridiculed and blasphemed—and all without fear. And it’s not only the people of the world who mock God; … Continue reading God Will Not be Mocked!
We are all fighting battles in life and we all run into those people once in a while who are determined to make our life miserable and do us harm. Without realizing it, we allow them to steal our joy because the anger or hatred within us grows to the point that we see them … Continue reading The Enemy of Peace and Unity
Too often Christians get caught up with being negative and criticizing others. Whether it's a group within a congregation or a rant on public media, speaking negative about others only builds up the self-righteousness of the participants. Our focus should not be on what not to do, but rather, on what Jesus has told us to do. The commission Jesus gave to … Continue reading Let’s Be Positive!
We've all heard the expression, "Do what you can do and let God do the rest." Some think that as mature people they should try to deal with their issues and then when all else fails, go to God for help. They think God is pleased with them for trying to solve it themselves. But... this whole way of … Continue reading Do What You Can do First? Wrong!
Many Christians don't grasp humility or servitude. They quote some Scriptures and when they don't get what they want, they begin to question God—as if He is the one who is at fault. Why doesn't God heal me? Why doesn't God give me that financial blessing? Why doesn't God do what I asked Him to do? There are … Continue reading Why Doesn’t God…?
Years ago, people referred to missionaries as those elect few who gave up everything they owned in this civilized world to go and work with the underprivileged in the uncivilized world. The cost was high; many of them died shortly after arriving. It may be shocking to learn, though, that missionary help isn't only for distant countries; the … Continue reading The Cost of Being a Missionary
It had been a very long 120 years for Noah and his family as they spent every waking minute building the massive ark according to God's instructions. There had been no sign of flood rains that warranted a boat to escape on and the people laughed him to scorn. But Noah didn't get upset because … Continue reading When the Snail Reached the Ark