Quoting Psalm 116.10, Paul said, "I believed, and therefore I did speak; we also believe, and therefore we also speak; knowing that he that raised up the Lord Jesus shall raise us up also with Jesus and present us with you" (2 Cor. 4:13-14). Psalm 116 is a most beautiful hymn of thanksgiving that shows … Continue reading Resurrected Worship
How are the Leftovers? Approximately 736 million pounds of turkey were consumed in the United States during Thanksgiving in 2015. How much did you eat? How much is left in the refrigerator? The leftovers seem to get better every time they are reheated—especially the dressing. Let’s examine the leftovers of life for a moment. BAD … Continue reading How are the Leftovers?
Holy, holy, holy! Lord God Almighty! Early in the morning our song shall rise to thee. Holy, holy, holy! Merciful and mighty, God in three persons, blessed Trinity! God is holy, but what does it mean to be holy? Holiness is a "chief attribute of God and a quality to be developed in his people. … Continue reading Holy, Holy, Holy
"What is man that thou art mindful of him?" David asked. It is intimidating to fathom the depths of God's love for his creation. To help put our emotions to words, Isaac Watts penned the words to the great song, "When I Survey the Wondrous Cross". When I survey the wondrous cross On which the … Continue reading Personal Sacrifice
Did Jesus really rise from the dead? Could this really be true? If it is not true, then Christians are of all men most to be pitied. If it is true that Christ rose from the dead, then Christ is the greatest prize. “The bodily resurrection of Christ is the crowning proof that Jesus … Continue reading Could It Really be True?
The headlines have been filled with news of "Obama Care" or the "Affordable Care Act". When asked, 47% approve of "The Affordable Care Act", but only 37% approve of "Obama Care". Whatever you think of the new health care laws, we know that God cares and has implemented the greatest health care plan available. GOD'S … Continue reading Jehovah Cares
A beautiful bouquet was arranged for a wedding. Each flower was gathered in love. Each flower was chosen for a purpose in the arrangement. Each flower was placed so that it could lean upon the others, and together they stood while each rested upon all the group. Although each flower was beautiful alone, they were … Continue reading A PARABLE
1 John 1 There is nothing quite as sweet as confidence. Will you take a long trip if you don't have confidence in your car? Will you leave your children at school if you don't have confidence in the teachers? Will you eat a meal if you don't trust the cook? When it comes to … Continue reading CONFIDENCE IN THE HOLINESS OF CHRIST WHICH YIELDS HOLINESS IN CHRISTIANS
As they neared the shores of this life in their front porch rocking chairs, a grandfather said to his wife, "Mother, read the words to me again." She knowingly and with the same conviction and hope read, "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall … Continue reading THE POWER OF THE RESURRECTION IN MY LIFE
He left his Heavenly throne and had nowhere to lay his head, he was the Gospel preacher. His family rejected him and the crowds turned away, he was the Gospel preacher. He was scolded for and exhausted from helping the helpless, the sick, the outcast, and the sinner, he was the Gospel preacher. His closest … Continue reading The Gospel Preacher