You’ve Fallen, But You Can Get Up!

No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. And God is faithful; He will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, He will also provide an escape, so that you can stand up under it. – 1 Corinthians 10:13

Twice recently I have gone kablooey in my backyard – once falling (more…)

Eight Reasons to Love Romans 8

The morning hadn’t started out well for me. In my distraction, I raced through my Bible reading time at breakfast, even though I happened to be in my favorite chapter, Romans 8. So I left my Bible at the table, opened it again and lunch and prayed, “Lord, speak to my heart through Your word.” And boy, did He.

Here are eight (more…)

Only God Can Forgive Sin

But that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins”—He then said to the paralytic—“Rise, pick up your bed and go home.” And he rose and went home. When the crowds saw it, they were afraid, and they glorified God, who had given such authority to men. – Matthew 9:6-8

Last week Pope Francis, considered liberal (more…)

Lessons from the Charleston Tragedy

In fact, everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted, while evildoers and impostors will go from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived. – 2 Timothy 3:12-14

Dylann Roof is an evil young man who committed acts of great evil. Most of us cannot begin to comprehend what could lead someone to commit such terrible (more…)

The Fear of Death

And just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment . . . – Hebrews 9:27

The wife realizes her husband has been unfaithful and believes it’s because he fears death. So she looks him in the eye and says, “I just want you to know no matter what you do, you’re gonna die, just like (more…)