How many of you know that there is a gulf of difference between “good intentions” and “godly intentions”? “Then David again gathered all the elite troops in Israel, 30,000 in all. He led them to Baalah of Judah to bring back the Ark of God, which bears the name of the Lord of Heaven’s Armies, who is enthroned between … More When Good Intentions Aren’t Good Enough
You have heard it said, “the name’s Bond. James Bond.” Yes, all diehard and casual James Bond movie viewers know of this saying. Another tidbit all James Bond movie zealots know is he’s always on a mission and his “007” designation. As it is with James Bond, so should it be with a Christian, we … More The True “007”
Prearranged events, some call coincidence, God calls providence. He (God) is forever aware and forever in control. ” You intended to harm me, but God intended it all for good. He brought me to this position so I could save the lives of many people.” – Genesis 50:20
The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few, As He looks for others can He count on you? Will you be an ambassador of reconciliation? Sharing the good news of Christ and His great salvation!
Regardless of the cause, none of your past, present and future problems could happen without God’s permission. He has a purpose behind every problem, and our job is to discover the character of Christ in the middle of what feels like a tsunami type crisis. We will never experience the power of God if we … More Created to Become like Christ
Purposed for His pleasure. Did you earn an “A” this week on the test, the test for worship? An “A” for your attention being on Him, an “A” for your affection towards Him, and an “A” for your abilities being used in honor of Him. If you didn’t score so well, prayerfully there will be … More Making the Grade!
“In the midst of all the alternatives, Christians have allowed to slip the reality that their faith is ultimately made up of specific non-optionals. Instead of loving Him with all their being, many believers have learned to love the Lord Jesus Christ selectively. They may verbalize their love for Him, but the real question is … More Compromising Church
Years ago, there was a popular song that had a hook that rang out, “walk this way, talk this way.” Well, long before Aerosmith and Run-D.M.C were enticing people to walk in a way that satisfied the lust of the flesh, the Apostle Paul instructed and inspired people to walk Christ-like! In fact, he said, … More Walk This Way!
God grades on the Cross and the Curve. While in school the teacher would sometimes give an exam that everyone would fail or have an extremely low score. Bewildered by the failing mark, some would say, “I worked so hard and yet I still failed!” Because of the terrible scores, the instructor would establish a … More The Cross and the Curve
Salvation is not transferable, Don’t sleep away The Grace, For in the day that you do, You’ll be shut-out of His place, No more chances to see His face! “At midnight the cry rang out: ‘Here’s the bridegroom! Come out to meet him!’ “Then all the virgins woke up and trimmed their lamps. The foolish … More TOO LATE!