Month: June 2017

Jesus Asks

What is it that Jesus asks us to believe about Him? 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 believe this?” What does He ask? That… Read more »

Unfair

When our faith is challenged, when the world seems unfair, I find myself drawn to the Gospels and the Psalms: Psalms 25:4-5 “Make me to know your ways, O LORD; teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all… Read more »

The Greatest Mystery… Solved

IPerhaps the greatest mystery in the history of mankind is what happens after death? Colossians 1:26-27 “the mystery hidden for ages and generations but now revealed to his saints.” John 3:16 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life”… Read more »

Loss

Marilyn’s sister Valerie passed away peacefully with her children by her side yesterday morning. Once in a while in life you are privileged to know a person who is able to spread the gospel with her beautiful eyes and bright smile. Our sister Valerie was such a person. “Preach the gospel at all times, and… Read more »

Forgiving

How does a Christian display her/his love? Matthew 18:21-22 “Then Peter came up and said to him, ‘Lord, how often will my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?’ Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you seven times, but seventy-seven times.” Christians must not hold grudges,… Read more »

Judgment

When we die as Christians who will be our advocate before God the Father in our final judgment? Colossians 1:21-22 “And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds, He has now reconciled in His body of flesh by His death, in order to present you holy and blameless and above… Read more »

Light Shinning Through

It is one thing to confess the gospel with words, and not allow it to change your life; it is another to follow Jesus with ones actions: John 8:12 “Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light… Read more »

Assurance

Death is inevitable for all. As a Christian we have the assurance of the 23rd Psalm to comfort us in our time of need: Psalms 23:4 “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort… Read more »

What Does satan Want?

What is satan’s goal on earth? Matthew 4:8-10 “… And he said to him, “All these I will give you, if you will fall down and worship me.” 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.’” satan’s goal… Read more »

Health and Wealth?

Jesus never promised an easy life. For those who are in the throes of poverty, pain, and/or suffering dedicate that condition to Jesus and follow His example… Matthew 16:24 “Then Jesus told his disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.” Jesus doesn’t promise… Read more »