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My heart problem

I have a heart problem and the truth is so do you. The Bible teaches that as a result of the fall (Genesis 3:6) every part of man – our mind, emotions, and will have been corrupted by sin. That’s… Continue Reading →

How to pray through Psalm 23

For about a year now, I’ve been dwelling on Psalm 23, particularly the metaphor of God as the believer’s shepherd. It is marvelously rich and comforting! Indeed, even Charles Spurgeon, the famous “prince of preachers”, referred to the verses of… Continue Reading →

Who are you?

The question, “Who are you?” may be answered in a variety of ways. You may respond by telling others about your profession, but that’s what you do. Some may find their identity through performance – titles, degrees, and achievement. Some… Continue Reading →

How to experience a life of fulfillment

The heartfelt cry among many people is “How can I experience a life of fulfillment?” A life of fulfillment is actually a life of grace. Those who know grace will show grace. You can live a fulfilling life by understanding… Continue Reading →

Do you know God?

Have you ever felt inadequate for a task? Moses probably felt that way when God appeared to him in the desert. Moses was presented with a God-sized task. The Lord saw the affliction of His people and Moses was God’s… Continue Reading →

How can I be righteous?

The heartfelt cry among many individuals is “How can I be righteous before God?” We are keenly aware of our sin and although we may be presentable on the outside we know the thoughts and intentions of our hearts. We… Continue Reading →

52 Words Every Christian Should Know

52 Words Every Christian Should Know by Kendell Easley presents 52 key theological words in a brief, easy to read format. If you know individuals who are new to Christianity or seeking to deepen their walk with God you will find… Continue Reading →

Are you experiencing God’s forgiveness?

What emotions do you experience when you’ve messed up? Some of the primary emotions may be guilt and shame. Although guilt and shame are often used interchangeably there is a profound difference between them. Guilt is like the red light… Continue Reading →

Who is God?

What comes to your mind when you think of God? In the classic, The Knowledge of the Holy, A. W. Tozer observes, “What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” The first verse… Continue Reading →

The Great Spiritual Migration

The Great Spiritual Migration by Brian McLaren emphasizes three migrations that Brian believes the church must undertake. Spiritually, he advocates a migration from a system of beliefs to a way of life. Theologically, he emphasizes moving from a violent God of… Continue Reading →

Greater love

Have you ever considered why Jesus left the splendor of heaven to come to earth? Jesus is the long awaited Messiah, the Lamb of God who would take away the sins of the world (John 1:29). This is truly good… Continue Reading →

What is your view of God?

Why is your view of God so important? A.W. Tozer in The Knowledge of the Holy makes a bold statement as he claims, “What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” I… Continue Reading →

Overcoming Insignificance

People will sometimes stop in to see me feeling somewhat down because they are comparing themselves with others. The desire to compare ourselves with others usually stems from insecurity. There are two major problems with comparing ourselves with others. If… Continue Reading →

The Joy of the Resurrection!

As we gather on Easter morning we come with great joy, but what was it like on that first Easter morning?  What was the mood of the disciples?  Put yourself in the sandals of the disciples on the first Easter… Continue Reading →

It’s not about you

The Apostle Paul’s letter to the Romans reveals that all mankind is guilty of sin.  After his graphic description of the pervasiveness of sin, a stark contrast emerges in chapter 3 like a bright ray of sunshine through a dark… Continue Reading →

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