Plastic Jesus?

“But there were also false prophets in Israel, just as there will be false teachers among you. They will cleverly teach destructive heresies and even deny the Master who bought them. In [...]

Life without Safety Goggles

“In those days Israel had no king; everyone did as he saw fit.” (Judges 17:6, NIV) I opened the sports page this morning and saw that the Houston Astros won the American League [...]

Light of the World

“Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter.” (Isaiah 5:20, NIV) It would be easy [...]

Bread of Life

“When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. So he began teaching them many things.” (Mark 6:34, NIV) Outside [...]

God Has a Name

“Moses said to God, “Suppose I go to the Israelites and say to them, ‘The God of your fathers has sent me to you,’ and they ask me, ‘What is his name?’ Then what shall I tell them?” God [...]

Take Heart

“If the world hates you, remember that it hated me first. The world would love you as one of its own if you belonged to it, but you are no longer part of the world. I chose you to come out of the [...]

Praying for Revival

“To the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: These are the words of him who is holy and true, who holds the key of David. What he opens no one can shut, and what he shuts no one can open. I [...]

Forgiving Others Ain’t Easy

“The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” He replied, “If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and [...]

No Regrets

“So he got up and went to his father.” (Luke 15:20) The word regret carries the etymological idea of looking back to weep.  Repent means to regret to the point of amending one’s life.  Obviously, [...]

VP of Peas

“Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet. I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you….Now that you know [...]