The difference is life and death

This morning I found myself comparing “condemnation” and “conviction”.  Knowing the difference truly can bring life or death, let me show you why. Satan’s condemns to tear us down. While God convicts to build us up. Condemnation judges and sentences us to a spirit of hopelessness While conviction points us…

I feel awed…

Yesterday I experienced new understanding about Christ’s birth. I realized that Christmas is not so much about celebrating the birth of our Savior as much as it is celebrating the fulfillment of the prophecies of his coming and what it would mean to all mankind! Think of the odds of…

How would YOU respond?

You know how some like to challenge others with a question that goes something like this, “If you were allowed only one more thought to leave your loved ones and the world before you died, what would it be?”  Well I’ve just been hit with a powerful way to answer. …

Looking for a stabilizer in a rocky world?

There’s a bit of scripture in the third chapter of II Timothy that has always intrigued me. Whatever version you use it goes something like this, “During end times… people will be learning (knowledge will increase) but they will never come to know the truth.” That used to puzzle me,…

Changing times changes us!

Times have changed. We have changed. We all have. It’s a given when the world around us seems to be unraveling at its core in every area of life. That’s a big reason why these days I especially love my Church.  It gives me a place to refresh from all…

What’s the problem?

Are you one who tends to agree with those who say our world would be better off without religion?  In a way I do!  But are we missing something here when we do?  This morning I began thinking how more and more are voicing the notion that all “religions” in…