Jesus went around helping people. He healed people, cast demons out of people, and even raised the dead a few times. One would think that this is a good thing. Yet, the religious leaders of Jesus’ day got mad a few times about Jesus helping others. Imagine that, people who claim to love and follow
This is the second in a series of articles on the notion that Christians do not have a sin problem, they have a thinking problem. You can read the first article here. The second area of thinking that we must start from is that we are no longer of this world. We are now citizens
I want to begin a new series of posts concerning living in the flesh and believing lies. As a believer in Christ, we are to walk in the Spirit and live according to the truth. Yet, many find themselves struggling with sin and living defeated lives. We can live in the abundance that Jesus gives
This is a saying that has become popular over the last couple of years. I imagine that most of us have heard, or even said, “the struggle is real.” Some people say it in jest. Others are quite serious about it. We have all struggled with something in our lives more than once. But what
If your neighbors, family, friends or co-workers were asked if you were a Christian what would their answer be? Would they be able to answer with a resounding yes or would they simply say that you claim to be one? What would make the difference? Most people know what a Christian is…..a follower of Jesus.
Jesus made room at his table for everyone, including those on opposite ends of thought. At Jesus’ table, everyone has a place and everyone is equal. I can imagine that the discussions that went on among his disciples were pretty lively at times, especially between two of them — Matthew, the tax collector and Simon,
We’ve all seen the Facebook posts and the pictures flooding social media: Black Lives Matter, Blue Lives Matter, All Lives Matter. All Lives Matter started after Black Lives Matter. It was, in my opinion, a way of saying that black lives do matter but not more so than any other life. The question remains, though,
Deep on the inside of every human being is the inherent need to be loved, to know that they have value and worth. No one can escape it nor deny it. Some people try to act all macho and tough as if they don’t need to be loved, or that they don’t need anybody, but
I love quotes, especially ones that stop me in my tracks and make me think. This is one of those quotes. I read it recently and it made me really think. It is a very powerful and true quote. Most Americans today are not as familiar with the Bible as they were in generations past. In
Stretch marks are unsightly. They occur on people who have either gained weight or on women during pregnancy because the body is gaining weight rapidly and the skin cannot keep up with the changes. They happen because the skin gets stretched due to growth. I don’t know anyone that likes them or even desires them.