Therefore comfort each other and edify one another, just as you also are doing. And we urge you, brethren, to recognize those who labor among you, and are over you in the Lord and admonish you, and to esteem them very highly in love for their work’s sake. Be at peace among yourselves. Now we exhort you, brethren, warn those who are … Continue reading In It Together
No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money. Matthew 6:24 Why do most of us get out of bed in the morning? Money. We're required to work … Continue reading Don’t Forget The Offering
“But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.” Jesus replied, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you by flesh and blood, but by my Father in heaven. And I tell you that you are Peter, and … Continue reading Who are you?
For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place, when I was woven together in the depths of the earth. … Continue reading I Choose
When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. John 19:30 It is finished! It is finished! It is finished! What? You didn’t hear me? Let me say it again. IT IS FINISHED! Redemption is complete! We cannot, through our acts, add … Continue reading It is Finished
He was oppressed and afflicted, yet he did not open his mouth; he was led like a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before its shearers is silent, so he did not open his mouth. Isaiah 53:7 Sometimes I think of my blog as my apology tour. James 5:16 encourages us to “confess your sins to … Continue reading Settling Accounts
There are probably few of us these days that haven't found ourselves engaged, or at least witnessing, a heated political debate. Sometimes these debates are with our closest friends and family members. Often, the debates turn into such bad arguments that people stop talking to one another and “unfriend” each other on social media. What's … Continue reading Rules of Engagement