the Crown Before the Cross

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

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Don’t be Deceived!

Many of today’s Christians have a very worldly point of view regarding certain kinds of sin. It’s a view that is deceiving thousands of people every day because the truth is, it doesn’t matter what we think or what we deem should be acceptable in the eyes of the Lord; it’s about what God has … Continue reading Don’t be Deceived!

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

This World Is Not Our Home – We Are Just Passing Through

So often Christians fall into the confines of this world’s values and strive toward earthly goals. We endeavour to reach the peak of our careers; we budget our money and invest a chunk of every pay into various funds for our retirement; and we even collect valuable possessions to feel the status of success. We … Continue reading This World Is Not Our Home – We Are Just Passing Through

Giving Thanks

Today is Thanksgiving Day to many of us, and it's a day that's designated to celebrate all the things we're thankful for in our lives. For some of us it's easy because we have so much wealth that surrounds us, but for others it's hurtful because they have so little or they've lost what they had … Continue reading Giving Thanks