Sin

What is sin? It is the breaking of God’s law. It’s in the Bible, I John 3:4, NIV. “Everyone who sins breaks the law; in fact, sin is lawlessness.” I John 5:17, NIV says, “All wrongdoing is sin…” The basic principal of God’s law is summed up in one word—love. It’s in the Bible, Matthew 22:37-40, NIV. […]

Sweet Salvation

God offers us salvation through Jesus. It’s in the Bible, Matthew 1:21, TLB. “And she will have a Son, and you shall name Him Jesus (meaning Savior), for He will save His people from their sins.” Acts 4:12, NIV says, “Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given […]

True Love

Nothing can separate us from the love of God. It’s in the Bible, Romans 8:38-39, NIV. “For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the […]

Pain, Tears & Grief

God has promised an end to tears, death, sorrow, crying, and pain. It’s in the Bible, Revelation 21:4, TLB. “He will wipe away all tears from their eyes, and there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying, nor pain. All of that has gone forever.” Heaven will be a place of joy forever. It’s in […]

Forgiveness

God is ready and waiting to forgive anyone who asks. It’s in the Bible, Psalm 86:5, TLB. “O Lord, you are so good and kind, so ready to forgive; so full of mercy for all who ask your aid.” On what did David rest his hope of forgiveness? It’s in the Bible, Psalm 51:1, NIV. “Have mercy […]

Don’t Give Up…on God.

What should we do when we feel like giving up? Be honest with God about our feelings. It’s in the Bible, Psalm 13:1, TLB. “How long will you forget me, Lord? Forever? How long will you look the other way when I am in need?” God has promised strength when we need it. It’s in the Bible, […]

Need Faith?

What is the definition of faith? It’s in the Bible, Hebrews 11:1, TLB. “What is faith? It is the confident assurance that something we want is going to happen. It is the certainty that what we hope for is waiting for us, even though we cannot see it up ahead.” Jesus is the source of faith. It’s […]

What are you eager for?

When I was young I can only recall a few times when I was passionate about something.  I ran for student body president and later for Governor of Boys State and I also remember being pretty eager to achieve Eagle Scout rank.  Besides that, I was mainly eager to enjoy life, be liked and be […]

The Journey

By Billy Graham: Chapter by chapter, Graham leads us on a journey in faith. We learn about God and his purpose for our lives; who Jesus is and what he has done for us. We are reminded of the things God has given us to live successfully: the Bible, the privilege of prayer, fellowship and […]

Crazy Love

It’s crazy if you think about it. The God of the universe — the Creator of nitrogen and pine needles, galaxies and e-minor — loves us with a radical, unconditional, self-sacrificing love. And what is our typical response? We go to church, sing songs, and try not to cuss. Whether you’ve verbalized it yet or […]