Delighting To Do God’s Will

Parents are overjoyed when their kids make good decisions. See, parents really do love their kids and want the best for them (shocker to some kids!), and parents generally do know what are the best choices for their kids to make (again, big shocker to some kids). But part of parenting is allowing kids to … Continue reading Delighting To Do God’s Will

Son of David, Son of God

Jesus was born to be the Savior of the world. The Gospels of Matthew and Luke describe the details surrounding his birth. Remarkably, one thousand years before his birth, the Psalms give us clues about who he would be. A careful reading of the Psalms and the New Testament show us that Jesus is both son … Continue reading Son of David, Son of God

Five truths about the resurrection

The resurrection of Jesus Christ is central to Christianity. When a person places their faith in Jesus as Lord and Savior, they are trusting in the finished work of Christ on the cross to pay the penalty for their sin and the bodily resurrection of Jesus proving he was God in the flesh and is … Continue reading Five truths about the resurrection

A Time for Peace

Everyone longs for peace: peace in our homes, peace in our communities and peace in our world. God offers peace. The angels declared to the shepherds on the night of Jesus' birth: Luke 2:14 14  Glory to God in the highest heaven, and peace on earth to people He favors! Christmas is a time to find peace in Christ. The peace that … Continue reading A Time for Peace

What We Know (and Do Not Know) about the Wise Men

Here are some things we do and do not know about the magi (aka, wise men) who traveled a very far distance to bring gifts to King Jesus. We do not know exactly how many people were in their caravan. Because the Bible uses the plural word "men," we know there were at least two people, but … Continue reading What We Know (and Do Not Know) about the Wise Men

Give Thanks!

Thanksgiving week is upon us, bringing lots of great time to spend with family and friends. Eat some turkey, watch some football on TV, play some football in the yard, and hopefully enjoy lots of laughter and love with those you care about the most. Thanksgiving is a great reminder to Christians that we should … Continue reading Give Thanks!

The Resurrection of Jesus

The Bible makes it clear. The resurrection of Jesus is essential to everything we believe. 1 Corinthians 15:14-19  14  And if Christ has not been raised, then our proclamation is without foundation, and so is your faith. 15  In addition, we are found to be false witnesses about God, because we have testified about God … Continue reading The Resurrection of Jesus

The Crucifixion of Jesus

Read the accounts of the crucifixion of Jesus and you will be moved. Consider the fact that crucifixion was invented by the Roman Empire to be the most humiliating and painful form of death ever known to man. Execution by crucifixion was intended to deter people from ever following the example of the condemned. The agony of the cross. The … Continue reading The Crucifixion of Jesus