Tag Archives: Baptist

Avoiding Blind Spots

Blind spots. I hate them in my cars. They cause accidents. They scare the livin’ daylights out of me. I hate them even more in my life. The problem of blind spots in life are two-fold – 1) I resist … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 79 – Is Purity Popular?

Pure. Innocent. When did these words become insults rather than praises? Our culture treats the pure as if they are deficient in some way. The words innocent and naïve are treated as synonyms. Why do we do that? Paul explains … Continue reading

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Living by Grace Protects Us

As a Christian, I am very familiar with being saved by grace. The question I often have, though, is, “Do I live by grace?” Have you asked that question of yourself lately? Paul says, “By grace you have been saved … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 78 – Wise or Foolish?

When we think about fools, we usually think about those sophomoric characters in buddy movies. However, God has a different description – too wise for their own good. When we think we are wise without God, we are in danger. … Continue reading

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When We Are Asked…

I have noticed that questions are effective tools for getting some one to talk. Questions (especially open ended ones) invite people to give their opinions or share their experiences. Questions also make people think. When thinking happens amazing things are … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 77 – When People Don’t Think about God

As we think about the suppression of truth, we might think of folks with agendas who are trying to influence how people think. We might think of Facebook, Twitter, or the media. Most of us don’t realize that such influencing started much earlier in our history. It started when mankind thought that honoring and thanking God as the good God that He is was just not necessary. What happens when we don’t give glory to God as God? Someone else is put in His place! Continue reading

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Why Do I Believe?

I think about this question from time to time. These are not new thoughts, but I really do think that it does us good to be reminded why we first believed in Jesus. If you don’t believe in Jesus as … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 76 – Suppressing Truth, Suppressing People

God has declared that He is knowable. He tells us that He is not just knowable to those who have grown up in church. God has said that He is knowable to any who honestly just observe creation. So, why … Continue reading

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Precious Jesus

Which type of jewelry do you like – the gold and precious stones type or the homemade type? I am sure the vote is mixed. Some of us like the prettiness of store bought jewelry. Some of us like that … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 75 – The Wrath of God, Not Always What You Think It Is

Hell. Damnation. These two words commonly come to mind when we think about the idea of God’s wrath. However, what if God’s wrath isn’t always what we think it is? What if God’s wrath isn’t immediately the fires of perdition? … Continue reading

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