Church is not just something “We do”

Hebrews 10:1-10: One thing in worship that we have to be careful of is repetition.  You know, doing the same thing repeatedly and allowing the worship to lose its meaning. I am not saying that churches should not offer communion, should not sing, should not have a sermon; I am saying that as individuals, we... Continue Reading →

Serving God/ Fighting for your family

As a Christian we are supposed to put nothing in front of God.  It states very clearly that there should be no other God before Him.  Jesus stated that we are to love God before our family. (Matthew 10:37).  This used to be a real struggle for me.  Because I do not want to put... Continue Reading →

The Bible can be so hard to read

Over the next weeks I will be in a study of Hebrews. I just read chapter one. My first thought was ooy, so I read it again.  The second time did not produce much clarity.  I have read this chapter many times, yet this time, I feel as if I am reading another language. There... Continue Reading →

Practicing Grace- Without God?

Philemon 1: 25:25 The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. What does it mean to practice grace? Well, it means being of gentle spirit. It means to share God's love with other people.  There are people who are in my life with whom I have trouble sharing grace.  My sons' latest girlfriends... Continue Reading →

Why we help others

Proverbs 19:17: 17 Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will reward them for what they have done. The question is should we help others because there is a reward, or because we want to have people see God through us?  The truth is most of us do it for the reward.  When... Continue Reading →

A fortune made by a lying tongue

Proverbs 21: 2-6: A fortune made by a lying tongue: That means that dishonest business brings dishonest gain and it will lead to ruin, unless wisdom is sought.  You hear it all the time; I received a scam phone call today.  Someone claimed that I won money from Publisher Clearing House, a consolation praise.  The... Continue Reading →

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