Tag Archives: God

Obey God Rather Than Men

The title of this post comes from the Apostle Peter.  When he was commanded to stop preaching in the name of Jesus he declared to the Pharisees he said, “We must obey God rather than men.” (Acts 5:29) When we … Continue reading

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Being A Man of God

I read this passage and it makes me think about what kind of man I am –  You husbands in the same way, live with your wives in an understanding way, as with someone weaker, since she is a woman; … Continue reading

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Pursue Your Purpose

Have you ever really considered this question – “What would God have me do?”  Our church wants to reach people.  We want to grow both inside and out.  Our first priority, though, is to be obedient to God.  We want … Continue reading

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Believed Promises Change Lives

Think with me about the word tribulation… If that is a hard word to get your head around, pick something like these: struggle, hardship. What words do you think of when you think of those words? Do you think of … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Love of God

It is one thing to talk about how much we need God to save us. It is quite another to talk about how much He wants to save us. For the love of Christ compels us, because we judge thus: that … Continue reading

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Truth and Trust

Have you said in your heart or heard a friend say, “I just don’t feel that God is very close to me.”? In that moment, although we may not realize it, we are wrestling with who to believe – our … Continue reading

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How Our Sin Reveals God’s Glory

“The wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Jesus Christ our Lord.” Romans 6:23 Sin reveals God’s glory. That is quite a statement. Did I say sin? Yes, sin. It isn’t exactly a … Continue reading

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Will We Start?

How does a person become a great pianist?  How do people become great ball players?  How do people get good at a foreign language or pottery?  Yes, all take work.  Yes, all take a measure of skill to start with.  … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting with God

When I was a kid, I did a lot of troubleshooting. No, I didn’t call it that back then, but I did it. When I was faced with a problem like a ball stuck on a roof, I would think … Continue reading

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Reminders from Christmas – God Loves Us!

How do we know people love us?  Sometimes we know because they tell us.  However, most often we know that people love us because of what they do.  These actions are pictures of love. One of the great surprises we … Continue reading

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