The Word of our God Remains Forever

When you go through very difficult times, finding answers and finding hope can be a challenge. When evil seems to be winning, it can appear that good will not prevail. When the circumstances of life are confusing, where do you turn? Turn to the Bible, the Word of God. God's Word remains forever. The Lord … Continue reading The Word of our God Remains Forever

If You Are New To Reading the Bible, Start Here:

I get fired up when people who have not really read the Bible very much begin to read it. Because I know that God will speak to them through the Bible. The Bible is the Word of God. So when you read the Bible, you can be sure that God is speaking to you. God's … Continue reading If You Are New To Reading the Bible, Start Here:

Legacy of a Warrior: The Sword of the Spirit

Recently I visited the Colosseum in Rome. This outdoor arena held 50,000 screaming spectators, and witnessed some of the most dramatic, traumatic and gruesome events in human history. Gladiators battled there. Criminals fought lions and other wild animals to the death. Christians were fed to the lions there. Life is a series of spiritual battles. We … Continue reading Legacy of a Warrior: The Sword of the Spirit

Free Digital Resources that you will actually use

As a Christian living in the digital age, there are many free resources available for your smartphone, tablet and computer to spiritually encourage you and help you in your walk with Christ. Here are a few that are especially helpful to me: YouVersion Bible App -- I use it for daily Bible reading (there are … Continue reading Free Digital Resources that you will actually use

15 Roles of the Holy Spirit

He guides us into all truth. (John 16:13) He reveals our need for Christ. (John 15:26) He convicts us of sin, righteousness & judgment. (John 16:8-11) He regenerates us (makes us brand new). (Titus 3:5) He leads us. (Romans 8:14) He fills us. (Ephesians 5:18) He empowers us. (Acts 1:8) He encourages us. (Acts 9:31) … Continue reading 15 Roles of the Holy Spirit

The Answers: 30 Similarities between Abraham offering Isaac on Mt. Moriah and GOD offering Jesus on Mt. Calvary

In an earlier post that you can read HERE, I suggested that if you study the story of Abraham offering Isaac on Mt Moriah carefully, you could find as many as 30 similarities between that story and the story of God offering Jesus as a sacrifice on Mt Calvary. In both stories... The father leads … Continue reading The Answers: 30 Similarities between Abraham offering Isaac on Mt. Moriah and GOD offering Jesus on Mt. Calvary

Living Life As One Who Is Sent

"Who sent you here?" That's a question that people get asked when they are delivering a message or when they are on a mission. It's an important question for us to consider about our lives. Who is deciding where you go, what you are doing, and what you are saying each and every day? Sent … Continue reading Living Life As One Who Is Sent

BOLD WORDS: Words of Healing

I don't know about you, but sometimes I say things that hurt others. (This is confessional blogging.) I don't mean to say things that hurt others, but sometimes my mouth works faster than my brain and heart. It's a constant prayer, everywhere I go, that my words will bring encouragement to all who are listening … Continue reading BOLD WORDS: Words of Healing

Longing for Something More…

People long for relationships. On any given day at your favorite coffee shop, you will find people chatting with each other while the aroma of freshly pressed coffee fills the air. You will notice other people connecting with friends through Instagram, Facebook or Twitter. And through dating websites, people initiate conversations with others to see … Continue reading Longing for Something More…

The Good Shepherd

The eternal God of the universe relates to us in amazing ways. The Bible uses descriptions that we can understand to describe this relationship. God is our Father, King, Helper, Comforter, Healer, Savior, Encourager and much, much more. Jesus is God's Son, literally God-in-the-flesh. Jesus is the great "I AM." Jesus is the Good Shepherd. … Continue reading The Good Shepherd