Going for A Run On Easter Morning

Going for A Run On Easter Morning

I recently bought a pair of running shoes and have been jogging a few miles some days. I thought about the running that takes place on the morning of the resurrection of Jesus, and couldn’t help but imagine it. You’ve heard the expression “hit the ground running.”...
Where Is God In A World of Truth Haters?

Where Is God In A World of Truth Haters?

“Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.” – Sir Winston Churchill If you hate God, are an atheist, or just dislike Christians and what they stand for, I have a great...
Have You Lost Your Marbles?

Have You Lost Your Marbles?

I have the privilege of helping to teach ages 11-13 at our church’s Winter Bible School. The lesson last evening was on Genesis 1-3, creation and the fall of man. I struggled with knowing how to teach this lesson. It covers a lot of material that could be studied in...

A Most Ironic Bible Story Theory

One of my favorite New Testament Bible characters is “the woman caught in adultery.”  Allow me to explain why before jumping to conclusions. Yes, I know my favorite NT characters are unusual, like Thomas, Simeon, and Joseph of Arimathea, but their stores intrigue me....

Christmas Love Languages

Gary Chapman’s famous five love languages are as follows: Words of Affirmation Acts of Service Gifts Quality Time Physical Touch Many will receive gifts this Christmas season. Suppose you receive a Maglite® flashlight as a gift from a loved one (this sounds like a...

What Does God Do With Praise?

Have you ever wonder what God does with the things we give him such as sin, praise, prayer, service, and money? I have been inspired with this thought and realized it would be a great topic to study. Here is the second post of several in this series which you will see...

What Does God Do With Sin?

Have you ever wonder what God does with the things we give him such as sin, praise, prayer, service, and money? I have been inspired with this thought and realized it would be a great topic to study. Here is the first post of several in this series which you will see...

Stop Calling It Conviction

A conviction as used in this post refers to a firmly help belief or opinion. Synonyms for a conviction are belief, opinion, view, thought, persuasion, idea, position, and stance. This is not be confused with the other definition of conviction which is a sense of guilt...

Rewards

God seems to have some great reward in store for certain people. God gives blessings to his people who serve him faithfully and who suffer for him. That means we have to do something to get it. God himself is His people’s greatest reward. The fullness will be theirs...

Elisha

Bible Character: ELISHA Lesson: MINISTRY The Story of Elisha is found in the book of II Kings. It is probably familiar to you, or at least parts of it. As is my custom, I don’t’ need to take your time going over the story – that can be found in the Bible. The name...

Christ Dying

My Life was black and dark I was deep in sin Not knowing where to start Or even how to begin The chains of sin still hung about my neck  Each link reminding me of a sin I wished to forget My life was trapped by these prison bars The pathway to freedom seemed farther...