The Authority of Jesus

The world we live in is one of hardship and pain. Sometimes that hardship and pain is caused by our own actions or choices. That isn’t always the case; often times, these struggles come into our lives because of the fallen world we live in. It is no fault of our own, bad things happen- […]

Keeping the Wolves Away

This week I had the occasion to have a dialogue with someone who believes that the entire New Testament is a fabrication designed to lead people away from “true faith”. If you are thinking that this was a pleasant conversation lace with God’s grace, you are gravely mistaken. The conversation quickly turned to a scathing […]

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 […]

Starving for God

Hunger pangs! A craving that is insatiable. Sweet or savory? Maybe a little of both. We have all been there. Refrigerator and pantry full of culinary choices but still we can’t find anything to curb that craving. Sound familiar. We are in a similar position spiritually. Our lives, our families, and our country are in […]

The Lord is My Banner

No doubt, Christians are in the midst of battle every day. A battle of epic proportions. A battle that we can’t possibly win. Left to ourselves we will lose this battle; and lose it quickly and decisively! The battle we are in the middle of is spiritual in nature. Paul says in Ephesians 6:12 (ESV) […]