Show God’s Love

There are times when we silently judge others for how they dress, speak, or react in various situations. We are quick to turn away and not offer them help, especially if they are believers, because we don't like how they present themselves. But this is not the way to treat people because we don't know … Continue reading Show God’s Love

Peace and Forgiveness

Thirty-five years ago, I suffered one of the worst nightmares of my life: my six-year-old son was viciously attacked by a neighbor's dog that tore his arm to shreds, causing years of emotional trauma and a string of medical procedures. But God was very present in our lives and He brought our son through this … Continue reading Peace and Forgiveness

The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Throughout life, we receive many different kinds of gifts. Some are very useful, others are novelty and interesting, and some meet our current needs. But there is a gift that is above all gifts and that is the gift that God has given to us. His love for us is so great that He gave … Continue reading The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Jesus is Able!

People tend to judge their own sin according to their own ideas. Some feel that their sin is too great so they won’t ask God to forgive them because they don’t believe that He can or will. Others assume that they are good because they haven’t done anything bad that they’re aware of; they go to … Continue reading Jesus is Able!

ABC’s for Believers

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’re Not a Christian Just Because You Do Good Works

There are a lot of very nice people in the world who would not hesitate to help someone if they needed help or give them money or things if they needed it. Their actions are definitely driven by love, but that alone does NOT make them a Christian. Works by itself will NOT get you into … Continue reading You’re Not a Christian Just Because You Do Good Works

What is Included in God’s Grace?

Grace and love work together since it was God’s love for us that sent Jesus to the cross so that we could attain grace and be forgiven for our sins and reunited with God. It is this grace that gives us freedom from the curse, but it is our commitment to God because of this … Continue reading What is Included in God’s Grace?

Can We Earn God’s Forgiveness?

Many religions will have us believe that we can “earn” God’s forgiveness through works - give financial aid, support those who come to us for help, and pray for those in need. And these good deeds for this purpose should stay with that religion because it is NOT a prerequisite from the Lord for forgiveness, … Continue reading Can We Earn God’s Forgiveness?

Love and Forgiveness

Many Christians think that we only need to forgive the people we love and that it's not necessary to forgive the ones who have offended us that are just acquaintances or people we really don't like anyway. Or we think that because we're King's kids we don't have to lower ourselves to forgive the people of world, after … Continue reading Love and Forgiveness

Hate the sin…hate the sinner?

It seems that lately the news is filled with horrendous crime stories and the detailed exploits of serial killers, and they remind us just how far humanity has drifted from God. Some of  these crimes are so heinous that our stomachs churn just thinking about them. But when the offender is caught and justice is served, even Christians … Continue reading Hate the sin…hate the sinner?