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

Who will enter the kingdom of heaven?

This is a question of critical importance. Eternity is at stake. Eternity is at stake for each one of the 8 billion people on the planet. And for every person who has ever lived. And for every person who will ever live. Who will enter the kingdom of heaven? Too many people have wrong ideas … Continue reading Who will enter the kingdom of heaven?

Doing What God Wants You To Do

God has great plans for your life. His plans for you are even better than the plans that you have for your life. You would be wise to look to Him and His Word, the Bible, to discover those plans. The Bible uses the phrase "the will of God, " the things that "God wills, "God wants...," … Continue reading Doing What God Wants You To Do

On God’s Timetable

Christ followers want to do exactly what God wants them to do, exactly when God wants them to do it. They want to be in sync with God's timetable. Jesus set the perfect example for us to follow. The most important reason Jesus came earth was to give his life as an atoning sacrifice for our sins by … Continue reading On God’s Timetable

How Jesus Prayed

Many books have been written on how Jesus prayed. Let's focus on three elements of his prayer life that can help to guide our prayers. Jesus prayed to our Father in heaven. God is not some un-knowable being or force "up there" somewhere in the cosmos. He is an eternal being that we can have a … Continue reading How Jesus Prayed

The Bread of Life

Jesus stands in a field, right beside a lake teeming with fish, surrounded by thousands of hungry people, and begins breaking a few loaves of bread and a couple of fish. The more he breaks them, the more the loaves and fish multiply so that more than 5000 people are fed a meal, and no … Continue reading The Bread of Life

God Has a Plan

God has a plan. He has a plan for everything. He works in and through our lives to grow us, stretch us, and work through us, with the #1 goal of leading men, women, teenagers, and children to faith in Jesus Christ. If we can remember that is the goal, we will find great encouragement … Continue reading God Has a Plan

Leaving a Legacy

What kind of legacy are you going to leave? What kind of legacy do you want to leave? What kind of legacy does God want you to leave? One man who lived about 3000 years ago was a soldier, a shepherd and a king at different points of his life. He was not perfect by … Continue reading Leaving a Legacy