We Better Check Ourselves

We Better Check Ourselves

Jesus is frequently portrayed as nothing but soft, sensitive, and never offensive. I think Jesus wasn’t that way. Do you view him that way? His followers won’t view him as a convenience, a comfort, or a merit badge you put on and say, “Ah, now I have Jesus.” He has us! We don’t add him…

Getting a Jesus Hug

Different parts – Same body This seems to be one of a few themes running through my devotionals and sites I regularly read. Reading in Galatians 2:4 last night with the family I looked at the study note. The comment there was that they came in and did that because people can’t stand to see…

Can’t Nullify Grace

I, I am he who blots out your transgressions for my own sake, and I will not remember your sins. Isaiah 43:25 God forgives our sins at his own good pleasure for his own reasons. We can’t earn it, force it, or defeat it.

Yeakley on the Need of the Hour

Tom Yeakley nails it. The church today seems to have lost its way. Not only is it easy to find outright false teachers masquerading as preachers of a prosperity gospel, the ones who deride them often turn around and preach a happiness gospel. Others preach a “we gotta change them gospel.” None of those are…

Halloween Lesson

While our office was celebrating Halloween, someone had this decoration laying in the floor. Every time I walked past it I thought, “There I am. That was me.” I finally took a picture of it when the decorations were about to come down so I would remember it.

Image of God

I don’t normally rant about things and hopefully this doesn’t come across as one but sometimes enough is enough! So God created man in His own image; He created him in the image of God; He created them male and female. Genesis 1:27 Growing up I never thought it would be like this. I feel…