We were God’s enemies, but he made us his friends through the death of his Son. Now that we are God’s friends, how much more will we be saved by Christ’s life! -Romans 5:10 (GNT) The word ‘friend’ is sure one which is tossed about with relative ease these days. I always understood the concept … Continue reading God is my friend.
My beloved friends, let us continue to love each other since love comes from God. Everyone who loves is born of God and experiences a relationship with God. The person who refuses to love doesn’t know the first thing about God, because God is love—so you can’t know him if you don’t love. This is … Continue reading The Importance of Love.
Jesus answered, “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the greatest and the most important commandment. The second most important commandment is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as you love yourself.’ – Matthew 22:37-39 (GNT) My dear friends, this is not a … Continue reading What It All Comes Down To…
I live in the same world that every other believers in: a world of hostility (blatant or discrete) toward people of faith. In this day and age of scientific advancements that are unparalleled in human history, it is easy to see where those who do not know God can dismiss Him amidst all of the … Continue reading God makes sense.
pi·o·neer/ˌpīəˈnir/ noun: pioneer; plural noun: pioneers 1. a person who is among the first to explore or settle a new country or area.synonyms:settler, colonist, colonizer, frontiersman/frontierswoman, explorer, trailblazer, discoverer “the pioneers of the Wild West” (courtesy of Google Search) I have recently begun reading a gem of a devotional that I picked up that a … Continue reading Lord Jesus, Our Pioneer.
Do not bring on your own death by sinful actions. God did not invent death, and when living creatures die, it gives him no pleasure. He created everything so that it might continue to exist, and everything he created is wholesome and good. There is no deadly poison in them. No, death does not rule … Continue reading Paying the Price
On the way to work this morning, I had some time to think about a period in my life when I started attending college. I had one of those times I like to refer to as “lucid moments” when I see things clearly, as they really are and not through my sinful, self-centered perception. At … Continue reading Lucid Moments.