Today, we'll prepare to welcome the New Year and make resolutions for tomorrow. From losing weight to improving finances to gaining material possessions, we'll promise ourselves that we will do it. Still, most of us will fail because we seek carnal things and depend on ourselves to get them. As Christians, our resolution should be … Continue reading It’s New Year’s Eve
There's a special peace that comes at Christmas time. People are friendlier and more open to social graces, and we can more easily speak with family, friends, and neighbors than at any other time. Surrounded by God's peace, we CAN forgive those who have hurt us AND ask for forgiveness from those WE have hurt. … Continue reading A Special Time of Year
As a father, your job is a great responsibility, yet it can be very rewarding. When you follow Jesus and seek His wisdom, passion, and strength to help you raise your children, you will reap a blessed reward. As you walk in the way of the Lord and teach your children to follow and obey … Continue reading Happy Father’s Day!
Many new Christians dive right into doing "good works" FOR God—but God doesn't NEED our help! When we accept Jesus as our Savior, He becomes our LORD, and we have to study the Scriptures to know Him so that WE can serve HIM and follow HIS instructions. As we study and spend time in prayer … Continue reading Follow the Lord
The dictionary defines Christians as "followers of Jesus Christ. " So to follow Jesus, we must know Him personally as our Lord and Savior AND follow Him—not our own version of Christiandom. We have to READ our Bible because every word in it is inspired by God and is FOOD for our soul. The more we read, … Continue reading We Are Not Wannabees
The Christian voice has become weak because most of the religious world follows a gospel that's been changed to suit its own desires and blend with worldly attitudes. Even some real Christians either accept some of the changes or refuse to stand against them to avoid attention. But as true believers in Jesus, we have … Continue reading The Christian Walk
Sometimes, it's hard to tell if God is leading us or if we're being deceived by the opinion of others. There is one sure way to know the truth, though, and that is to READ the BIBLE! These are God's words dictated to men to record so that we can know God, know His will … Continue reading Read to Know the Truth!
God is a faithful father who guides and instructs us throughout our lives, and He does this through the Scriptures. When we have decisions to make, He has the answers for us so that we won't be deceived by temptation or fall into sin. For example, if we don't know if abortion is wrong, we … Continue reading Keep the Oil in Our Lamps!
Many of us accept Jesus as our Savior and yet still wander off the path and struggle to do the things that are right. This happens when we can't see what God has set out for us because we are still trying to get through life on our own. We have to give ourselves over … Continue reading The Path of Life
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!
Choosing to be a Christian is the most significant and valuable decision that a person will ever make in his or her lifetime. There are a million different crossroads in life that bring people to this decision, and unfortunately, just as many false doctrines that will lead them away. If we are going to make … Continue reading Who do you follow, Jesus or Someone Who Proclaims to Know Him?