No matter who you voted for in this year's election, these things are true: God is sovereign over all nations, and the hope for America is Jesus. The election is over. The results are in. So, now what? God's Word gives us guidance. Hear the words of Psalm 113. Psalm 113 1 Hallelujah! Give praise, servants … Continue reading The Election is Over. The Results are In. So, Now What?
What does the Bible say about a culture of strength? Let's get right to it. First the Scriptures, then four big ideas. Romans 13:1-7 1 Everyone must submit to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except from God, and those that exist are instituted by God. 2 So then, the one who resists … Continue reading A Culture of Strength
Morality = right behavior. God calls the people of all cultures to live with right behavior. He desires for the laws of nations to uphold high moral standards. He desires for parents and teachers -- and everyone else -- to teach people to live moral lives. In a culture of morality, God's Word is the standard … Continue reading A Culture of Morality
Jesus was full of compassion. The Greek word that is translated "compassion" in English literally means something that hurts you in your gut that causes you to do something about it. More than just a feeling, compassion is an emotion that drives you to action. Jesus tells the story of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:35-37) … Continue reading A Culture of Compassion
Every person who has ever lived longs to be free. There is something within the human spirit that longs for the freedom to be all that God created us to be. Fighting against freedom are sin, selfishness and worldly systems. People put themselves and others under yokes of bondage that oppress and stifle freedom. A culture … Continue reading A Culture of Freedom
As God's people, we are called to be salt and light, to make a difference in the community, city and nation in which we live. We are called to be the conscience of the culture. The next series of posts will explore the type of culture that most glorifies God, the kind of culture that … Continue reading A Culture of Truth