We are physical beings; at least in this life. In this life, we need food, we need water, we need shelter from the elements, we need lots of things. But as spiritual beings, what we truly need more than anything is the word of God. Look at Matthew 4:4 Matthew 4:4 4 But He answered and … Continue reading The Bread of Life
Throughout the history of the Bible, God has chosen many different individuals to do His work. God, many times, works through natural means to show His divine providence, and this is another way that He accomplishes His goals; by sending faithful people to do His tasks. The thing is, when God calls on someone, He … Continue reading Send Me
In today's religious world, I think most people would agree that's throne is one of tremendous mercy and grace, beyond our own comprehension. We receive a multitude of spiritual blessings from God through our Savior, Jesus Christ. We are freed from our sins through His sacrifice, and He can sympathize with our sins because, as we … Continue reading Facts About Salvation
One of my favorite songs to lead is "What a Friend We Have in Jesus." It really captures the greatness of being able to go to God the Father through Jesus. No matter what struggles we are going through, whatever weight we have on our shoulders; whatever the need may be, we can take it … Continue reading Befriending Jesus
In most areas of life, it's typically seen as an advantage to be to unique or without equal. Athletes are praised for their unique strength and for winning championships and titles. Companies with popular products pride themselves on their uniqueness in their advertisements. But in religion today, in these denominations, it's seen as distasteful, politically … Continue reading One Church or Many Denominations?
I've heard some people say things "I know I'm saved because I feel good about it," or "If I were lost, I would definitely feel like I was." I'm sure we've all heard people talk or pray to God to give us a "feeling" so that we can be assured about the truth. I would … Continue reading Feeling Saved
We had a great lesson brought to us in our Sunday School class yesterday and I thought that it would be great to share that here. Hopefully I can do it justice going off my notes and my memory. Abraham - who we all know - was promised a son, and after waiting and waiting, … Continue reading Abraham and Obedience
If there's one thing that really confuses me more than anything, it's that people feel like they can say whatever they want to say about what God's will is, how to be saved, how to conduct worship, among many other things. The one thing that especially comes to mind is baptism, and how many religious … Continue reading Religious Authority
With an open conversation about Christianity, salvation, and Christian living, often times we end up hitting on some hard topics. But the thing about Christ is that Christ Himself is the single most positive message humanity has ever received - our God loves us beyond imagination! He gave His own Son to die for our … Continue reading The God of Grace and Mercy
Alcohol and social drinking is always a hot topic in today's society. In most places in the world, alcohol use and social drinking is widely accepted and often times encouraged. You see it everywhere you go - bars and restaurants, sporting events, liquor stores, even grocery stores. You can't even avoid it at home - … Continue reading Christian Living – Is Alcohol OK with God?