It’s About How You Love!

“Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth” (1 John‬ ‭3:18‬ ‭ESV‬‬). “I love you!” Those are words we can never hear enough. But we all know, or have known, people whose actions failed to line up with their words. We are aware of people who have... Continue Reading →

Gratitude

“This phrase, ‘Yet once more,’ indicates the removal of things that are shaken—that is, things that have been made—in order that the things that cannot be shaken may remain. Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe….”... Continue Reading →

You’ve Got Rights!

“To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak. I have become all things to all people, that by all means I might save some.” 1 Corinthians 9:22 (ESV) When this pandemic started to dominate the news, I was quick to jump to conclusions regarding the seriousness of the virus. I expressed... Continue Reading →

Where Is God?

“Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.” Philippians 2:3-4, ESV Light clouds freckled the eastern sky as dawn contemplated an appearance. It seemed as though every imaginable color... Continue Reading →

Defer to the Second Half

“Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.” Philippians 2:3, ESV Football games all start the same way. There is a coin-toss to determine who gets the first possession of the game. The visiting team calls “heads” or “tails”. If they guess correctly, they decide; if they... Continue Reading →

Love Earnestly

“Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere brotherly love, love one another earnestly from a pure heart, since you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God” (‭‭1 Peter‬ ‭1:22-23‬ ‭ESV‬‬). I've written before about our responsibility as... Continue Reading →

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