Month: May 2017

The Lord’s Name

The Lord insists that we keep His name in reverence. How important is this to Him? It was included in the Ten Commandments: Exodus 20:7 “You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain.” and in the… Read more »

Fake News… Can You Handle the TRUTH?

Fake News … Can You Handle the Truth? This was a six day undertaking for me.  What I once could do in a matter of hours now takes me days.  What is more, I simply no longer have the ‘fire in my belly’ to compete in the political world.  From the distance of an easy… Read more »

Courageous

It has been said that every American owes a debt to the American soldiers who have died in battle and Jesus Christ. One died so that you may live freely the other died so that you may live eternally. John 15:13 “Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for… Read more »

Forgiveness

When we confess our sins and repent, does the Lord ever bring them up again? Psalms 103:12 “as far as the east is from the west, so far does he remove our transgressions from us.” Once we are forgiven we are forgiven eternally. Neither east nor west have limits. So when you feel guilty for… Read more »

Heart

Just as one can argue that the most vital organ in the human being is the heart, the most important part of the Spiritual being is also the heart: Psalms 51:10 Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. Proverbs 3:5 Trust in the Lord with all your… Read more »

Signs of Faith

Many preach that heaven can be earned by merely saying a prayer, that is without an accompanying change in behavior. 1 John 2:3 “And by this we know that we have come to know Him, if we keep His commandments.” What are His Commandments: to love the Lord our God with all of our heart… Read more »

Did Jesus Accept Worship?

Jesus was a Jew. Can a Jew worship any but God? Matthew 4:10 Then Jesus said to him, “Be gone, Satan! For it is written, “‘You shall worship the Lord your God and Him only shall you serve.’” Then why did Jesus accept worship from Jews after He walked on water? Matthew 14:33 “And those… Read more »

Most Important Question… Ever

Jesus claimed to be “one with the Father”. At the grave of Lazarus He made another radical statement: John 11:25-26 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you… Read more »

Jesus’s Guaratee and Most Radical Statement

Does Jesus ever guarantee His followers heaven?Does He ever claim to be God? John 10:26-30 “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to… Read more »

Hearing vs. Listening

How many times have you witnessed or taught the Word only to see it fall on ‘rocky soil’? When presented the Word of God, some listen and others merely hear. How does Jesus differentiate those who listen, from those who hear? Luke 8:18 “Take care then how you hear, for to the one who has,… Read more »