Tag Archives: salvation

Committed to the Cross

Some seem to want to change the message of the cross. Some want to make the gospel message all about becoming better people. This removes the offense of the cross. Is that what it’s all about? Some change the message so that it is only concerned with social justice and taking care of the poor and needy. These are important things, to be sure, but they are not the whole gospel. Again, the offense of the cross is removed. Is that what it is all about? Continue reading

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Shadows at Christmas?

I was thinking last week about the dark things that we sometimes miss seeing when we talk about the first Christmas.  We overlook that Joseph was about to abandon Mary.  We tend to not talk about the babies that were … Continue reading

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Faith Today Calls us to Believe Forever

Sometimes I forget how valuable lived out faith really is.  I know that the Bible says our testimony is precious, but I forget why. As I studied what the Bible says faith is this week, I was reminded… Acts 3:16 … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Most Stern Warnings

“But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you shut off the kingdom of heaven from people; for you do not enter in yourselves, nor do you allow those who are entering to go in. Woe to you, scribes … Continue reading

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Believed Promises Change Lives

When we believe a promise, we do something about it. That is all faith is – the response to a promise from God that we believe. Continue reading

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The Mysterious Love of God

2 Corinthians 5:14-15 – For the love of Christ compels us, because we judge thus: that if One died for all, then all died; and He died for all, that those who live should live no longer for themselves, but for … Continue reading

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Lessons of the Heavenly Minded

Live your life on purpose. For God and for those you care about. Continue reading

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