Month: February 2017

Application, Not Theory.

So faith comes from hearing and hearing through the Word of Christ.  Romans 10:17 Life-saving advice means that what was shared with me was so valuable that I couldn’t wait to go away and apply it.  I have complete confidence in it. One of the … Continue reading Application, Not Theory.

Being Careful With The Gospel

As Jesus went on from there, He saw a man called Matthew, sitting in the tax collector's booth; and He said to him, "Follow Me!" And he got up and followed Him. Matthew 9:9 There has been so much discussion of late about the actual … Continue reading Being Careful With The Gospel

Nobody Else Should Have It Either!

And there were many in Israel with leprosy in the time of Elisha the prophet, yet not one of them was cleansed—only Naaman the Syrian.” All the people in the synagogue were furious when they heard this.  Luke 4:27-28 I may not want something and … Continue reading Nobody Else Should Have It Either!

The Lie That I Am Neutral

Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment.  Matt. 22:36 Only a fool thinks that walking according to God's precepts is … Continue reading The Lie That I Am Neutral

When I’m Haunted By My Past

Then Jesus straightened up and asked her, “Woman, where are your accusers? Has no one condemned you?” “No one, Lord,” she answered. “Neither do I condemn you, Jesus declared. “Now” go and sin no more.  John 8:10-11 When someone hurts me badly, seeing them can … Continue reading When I’m Haunted By My Past

Talk Or Not Talk?

The scribes and Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery, and placing her in the midst, they said to Him, "Teacher, this woman has been caught in the act of adultery.  Now in the law Moses commanded us to stone such women.  … Continue reading Talk Or Not Talk?

Strange Bedfellows

“The glory that you have given me I have given to them, that they may be one even as we are one.” John 17:22 I heard on the news again that Saudi Arabia and Israel are flirting with making an alliance. The reason? They share … Continue reading Strange Bedfellows

Mad, Sad, or Glad

Jesus felt a love for him and said to him, “One thing you lack: go and sell all you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me. But at these words he was saddened, and he … Continue reading Mad, Sad, or Glad

Ensnared By Perception

After He had sent them away, He went up on the mountain by Himself to pray. When evening came, He was there alone. Matt. 14:23 One of the gravest mistakes I can make today is to judge things by how I perceive them. How things … Continue reading Ensnared By Perception

Am I Balanced About Anger?

And He found in the temple those who were selling oxen and sheep and doves, and the moneychangers seated.  And He made a scourge of cords, and drove them all out of the temple.  John 2:14,15a Jesus is God.  Because of that, He knew the … Continue reading Am I Balanced About Anger?