What is the Love of God?

What is the love of God? That is a good question that has at its root the consequences of eternity. So many people today like to use the argument “you’re not loving like Jesus” or “aren’t you supposed to love like God loves?” Or “that’s not the love of Christ.” Some even say that Christians […]

Don’t Let The Devil Tell You How To Be A Christian – Part 2

If you haven’t yet, check out Part 1 of this series here. There’s a commercial that comes on the radio around every Valentine’s Day where I live. It’s the same year after year. There’s a voice-over guy that tells us that ‘if your wife or sweetie says that you don’t have to get them anything […]

The First Casualties In The Christian Church (and what we can learn from them)

But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession. And he kept back part of the proceeds, his wife also being aware of it, and brought a certain part and laid it at the apostles’ feet. But Peter said, “Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy […]

American Jericho

The debate on abortion has started raging again with the new law in New York stoking the fires, as if Christians should ever remain silent on the issue. But ever since Roe vs Wade legalized the murdering of children decades ago, it seems that the popular, national Christian voice has always been about picketing, writing […]

Don’t Let The Devil Tell You How To Be A Christian

We live in an age where everyone is considered a “Christian.” You can claim to be a Christian without reading the Bible, knowing the Lord, or accepting Jesus Christ as your Lord and savior. You can be a “Christian” today and yet have no fruit whatsoever to prove that out. Then those who call themself […]

Being More Noble

These were more fair-minded than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness, and searched the Scriptures daily to find out whether these things were so.  – Acts 17:11 The Apostle Paul said that the believers in Berea were more fair-minded (the KJV says ‘more noble’) because they 1.) received the […]

Is God Good?

If you asked a group of Christians this question, you quite possibly would get a variety of different answers. Most would say of course God is good. But then there would be some that have a little bit of doubt in their mind. They think, “well I am sure for the most part He’s good, […]

Stay Focused

 When I was a kid, I would play volleyball with my neighbor’s grandkids. My neighbor was an elderly woman and every now and then her grandkids would come over and we would play volleyball across the fence. The fence that separated our yards was the kind with the jagged spikes on the top. I’m not […]

The Devil’s Haunted House

Haunted Houses are big at this time of year. People like to be scared. But there’s real fears out there that go beyond monsters and all the things associated with Halloween. There’s fear of failure, fear of the future, fear of classmates. The list can go on and on. These fears have their root in […]

Have You Stopped Praying?

Well, the election is over and the prayers of the saints have seen Donald Trump elected as the next President. I do have to wonder though, if all the churches and Christians have stopped praying. I don’t mean that in a bad way or to attack anyone. However, the church has a good history of […]