Do you realize that God didn’t have to allow women to be included in the written record of his Word? God is sovereign and the Bible is his creation. Yet he chose to include the stories and concerns of women in it. That tells us something important about the heart of God. Read more in [...]
What are you looking for? Peace, love, money, power? None of these will satisfy the way a relationship with God will. Not hearing from God? Does he seem distant? Go hard after him with all your heart. Don’t let your focus and loyalty be divided. Persevere in seeking him. Seek first God, his Kingdom and [...]
Make a commitment to the Lord, to bring him honor and glory in all that you do. Commit to him your obedience. He will guide you in the way you should go.
Psalm 90:12 has something to teach us about time. As we start the new year, it is good to consider time and how we use it. God, who created time and lives outside of it, is eternal. We, in contrast, are given finite lives here on earth. Moses in this Psalm prays and asks God [...]
Here we are at the beginning of a new calendar year. Another January. What is it about starting a new year that makes us want to resolve to do something differently, to become someone new? The truth is, we are always looking to remake ourselves. We have habits we try to break and activities we [...]
In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. John 1:4-5 Are Life and Light Needed? As a baby laying in a manger in a barn, was Jesus really the Light and Life of the entire world? Weren't [...]
Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. John 1:3 When you think of Jesus, you may not immediately think of the Creator of the universe. Yet, John in his Gospel established Jesus’ identity as absolute Creator. As John described Jesus’ role in Creation, his readers would think [...]
Humble Mary, servant of the Most High God, gave birth to the long-awaited Savior of the world, Jesus. Take time to celebrate and remember the birth of our blessed Savior this Christmas season.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God. John 1:1-2 (KJV) IntroductionThe fantastic Good News of the Christmas message is found in the beginning of John’s Gospel. John, a Jew living among Greeks, wanted to reveal the identity [...]
Confused or surprised that enemies are coming against you?Jesus said that his followers will have enemies in this world. His prophetic words came true for his first followers, most of whom were martyred. It was important that Jesus warn his followers of the trials to come. He didn’t want them unprepared. Jesus wants us to [...]