February 19, 2017
How do we respond to truth? How do we respond when facing our sins and mistakes? Most will deflect, justify and excuse. Or we can own it and find the freedom that comes from speaking truth. Contrasting the responses of Saul and David, we can see how not to respond to truth and the godly […]
February 12, 2017
The language of God is truth. The language of Satan is lies. For us to grow and mature, speaking the truth is critical. And we do all of this with love – believing the truth about God, thinking it about ourselves and speaking it to others.
February 5, 2017
Like a bad villain giving away his plans, our adversary’s ways have been exposed. He plans to lie, accuse, enslave and oppose the gospel. When we see these things in our lives, we can recognize that they are of Satan and reject them and him.
January 29, 2017
God is our natural habitat. Just as when a fish is lured away from it’s habitat by a lure, the devil tries to lie and tempt us away from relationship with God. His objective is our demise. Life with God is where we were created to be.
January 22, 2017
Temptations present us with the choice to love God or sin. They are subtle and can be very alluring. So how do we see the choice and overcome? God has made several promises to us which can help us endure.
January 15, 2017
We cannot live off of the victories of yesterday nor on the hopes for tomorrow. We cannot live in light of the mistakes of yesterday nor the unknowns of tomorrow. We must live for God today.
January 8, 2017
Christianity is about following Jesus. What does it mean to follow Christ? What does it take to follow Christ? What is the benefit of following Christ?
January 1, 2017
As a new year begins, what are you resolved to do? The most important thing is that we would be people of love. May this new year be marked by great love for God and a renewed love for our neighbors.
December 24, 2016
In Jesus we have hope – past, present and future. We have hope because Jesus has come. We have hope because Jesus is coming. And we have hope because Jesus is with us now.
December 18, 2016
The visit of the magi is an astonishing story. This story reveals three different responses to Jesus through the characters of the story – indifference, rejection or worship. Which response will we have?