Let not many of you be teachers, my brothers, knowing that we will receive heavier judgment. 2 For we all stumble in many things. Anyone who doesn’t stumble in word is a perfect person, able to bridle the whole body also (James 3:1-2, WEB). What a sobering message here. The apostle James tells his audience that not... Continue Reading →
Daily Devotional: Don’t We All Struggle With Hypocrisy?
"You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother's eye." -Matthew 7:5 The other day, my son wanted to buy a game card on Nintendo Switch for a car racing game. I told him that it was a waste of... Continue Reading →
Is Christianity More About A Relationship Than A Religion?
"Christianity is not about a religion. It's about a relationship." Have you heard this statement before? It's partially true. The Judeo-Christian worldview is indeed about a relationship with God. However, it's technically still a religion. Let me explain. Religion Defined A religion is defined as, "the belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power,... Continue Reading →
Haiku: Messiah Was Born
Messiah was bornTo rescue us from our sinsSo that peace may reign. The Messiah is the Son of the living God. He is the Prince of Peace and Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world. He came to rescue us from our sins. The Lord Jesus did this in order that... Continue Reading →
What Does The Bible Teach About Forgiveness And Reconciliation?
Forgiveness and reconciliation are taught throughout the entire Bible. There are over 100 references teaching about this concept and many differing opinions. This makes forgiveness an important topic to discuss. Let's get started right away! I acknowledged my sin to you, and I did not cover my iniquity; I said, “I will confess my transgressions... Continue Reading →
Psalm 91: Praying Through The Psalms
Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty (Ps. 91:1). O God, we live in a frightful, broken world. The COVID-19 pandemic, political unrest, and violence on the streets have caused chaos, bitterness, and fear in our hearts. Lord, but I know that when we dwell... Continue Reading →
Poem: Which Path Will You Choose?
The path of sinful pleasure Doesn't set your soul free. It leads to pain and despair. Soon my friend, you will see. The path of God's righteous way Does set your anguished soul free. Let's go then, you truly say? Okay then. Come follow me. Open the Bible to Psalms. These words are eternal life.... Continue Reading →
Family is a Reflection of God’s Goodness
Yet for us, there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through who are all things and through whom we exist (1 Corinthians 8:6). I am blessed to have a beautiful wife and two healthy children. They are more than I deserve.... Continue Reading →
An Authentic Life is an Authentic Religion
"If anyone considers himself religious and yet does not keep a tight rein on his tongue, he deceives himself and his religion is worthless. Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world."... Continue Reading →
Bless And Love Your Enemies Like Jesus Did
"Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing (1 Peter 3:9-10)." Warren Wiersbe, an American Pastor, once said: "As Christians, we can live on one of three levels. We can return evil for... Continue Reading →