Personal Sacrifice

"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

What is Truth?

What is truth? This the question Pilate asked our Lord. It is not the same as asking what is the what is the truth? We often ask “What is the correct answer?”. We are familiar with discussing the true plan of salvation, the true pattern of worship, and the true nature of Christ. However, we … Continue reading What is Truth?

How To Handle Tragedies

No one expected the Boston Marathon to end in tragedy. No one expected the Twin Towers to fall. No one expected the shootings. Unfortunately, tragedy has become a routine part of our experience. Dealing with any tragedy is difficult, but God gives us tools to both endure and overcome tragedies in our lives. We need … Continue reading How To Handle Tragedies

WHY NOT EVERY DAY? Titus 2 :11-14

WHY NOT EVERY DAY? Titus 2 :11-14 INTRODUCTION TO THE SCRIPTURE: I remember Elvis singing, "Why can't every day be like Christmas? Why can't that feeling live on endlessly?" I am certainly not in favor of doing anything which God has not authorized (2 John 9-11; 2 Thessalonians 2:15; Colossians 3:17), but I am happy … Continue reading WHY NOT EVERY DAY? Titus 2 :11-14

Forgotten Essentials

We are big on essentials. What do I have to do to compete the job, the course, the paper, the test? What is necessary. We know God has some essentials for us as Christians. I fear that some essentials have been neglected. Jesus definitely spoke of some things as essential to salvation. Jesus said those … Continue reading Forgotten Essentials