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…

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,…

Meaningful Light…

Light.  Everyone knows that without it life on this planet would die.  It’s hard to picture it, but every living thing — mankind, animal and plant — would perish. Then this morning I started thinking how this is the same spiritually.  On a physical level we’re blessed to have life-giving light…

It’s simple…

We’ve probably all heard the emphatic claim that “Christianity is not a religion but a relationship.”  You might even have read or heard me voicing the same thought! On the surface, it looks like we’re merely “splitting hairs” doesn’t it?  But knowing there’s a distinct difference can truly be life-changing!…

You can’t extinguish it…

It’s like no other… God’s Light.  It’s not like a candle light that you can snuff out on a whim.  It’s more like the light of the sun, which always shines. I feel awed. Just think… you can never extinguish this Light.  You can hide it… deny it… block it……