Jesus was intentional, are you?

Jesus was intentional in every part of His ministry. No word or meeting was by happenstance. Jesus sought people out to spread His gospel. Jesus didn’t just roam around hoping to meet folks. He went directly to those in need of His Word. He was also intentional when He decided be baptized by John. Mark […]

Which path are you following

In Matthew 7:13-14 Jesus tells of two gates. One is wide and one is narrow. The wide gate leads to destruction and condemnation while the narrow gate leads to righteousness and eternal life. The path we choose to walk determines the gate we will enter as we exit this world. The wide gate is not […]

Jesus Christ is Lord

Few statements cause such a visceral response as this one. On one hand you have folks like me who believe with their whole heart that nothing could be more true. But there are also those who dismiss this statement completely. These folks say that belief in Jesus is for shallow minded simpletons. How can one […]

Fruit of the Spirit

When someone accepts Christ as their Lord and Savior they are reborn and receive the Holy Spirit. He comes to live in the heart of all those who have been born again. He takes up residence in the saint and begins the process of sanctification. The Holy Spirit actively works in our lives to transform […]

Do I deserve Salvation?

For many Christians, this is the question that haunts them whenever salvation is mentioned or thought of. This is even the question that keeps some non-believers from coming to Christ. The idea of working enough to deserve salvation actually come from a drive deep within us. Everyone wants to measure up. We all want to […]

Conformed or Transformed

When something malleable is placed in a mold and pressure is exerted, the final product is something that looks exactly like the mold used. This was the idea that The Apostle Paul had in mind when he penned these words in Romans 12:2 (ESV) “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by […]