Yes, God Hates Some Things!

The impression of God in this new age is that His only character is love. He loves everyone, accepts everything and has made a home in Heaven for all of us. We're led to believe that if we are a real Christian then we, too, will love everyone and accept everyone as equally loved by … Continue reading Yes, God Hates Some Things!

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There Are No Shortcuts to the Cross

Our world is quickly racing toward convenience and short cuts in almost every facet of life. The things that used to require time and effort can now be accomplished online in seconds—things such as banking, paying bills, shopping, ordering a meal and even securing lucrative employment. These conveniences require little effort and almost no thought … Continue reading There Are No Shortcuts to the Cross

Abusing God’s Love for Personal Gain

Nothing excites the heart more than love. Nothing quiets a restless spirit more than love. And nothing gives us the confidence to endure trials and temptations more than love. Life is all about love and, in fact, the entire theme of the Bible is love - God’s love for us. Yet, many people miss God because … Continue reading Abusing God’s Love for Personal Gain

Christians Are Not Perfect: We are Forgiven!

As we travel forward in our Christian walk we realize that not everyone along the way is in the same place as we are in our personal relationship with God. Some will be brand new Christians and others will have a mature walk with God. Some were once back-sliders, but are now back on the path, … Continue reading Christians Are Not Perfect: We are Forgiven!

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 Sinners?

As Christians we often believe that we should love each other, help and support each other, tolerate each other's differences and spend all our time with only Christians. We become a clique unto ourselves - aka denominations - and have no tolerance for anyone outside of our own circle of friends. We forget where we came from and … Continue reading Love Sinners?

Faith and Forgiveness

Faith and forgiveness are two fruits of the Spirit that enable us to seek God and receive His blessings. We need to forgive those who have offended us no matter what they’ve done. The Bible tells us to forgive each other, to lift up each other and to exalt each other. But when someone has … Continue reading Faith and Forgiveness