I think we all agree that God wants us to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ, His Son, to everyone and to make as many disciples as possible for Him. However, how many of us have discovered that we will not be very successful in this if we are seen as weirdos or as flaky Christians?… Read More For Goodness’ Sake Let’s not be Weird!
If any TV celebrity preacher tells you that coming to Jesus should make your life problem-free and that you would become rich if you send money to them, please turn the TV off, will you? That is a false gospel that is nowhere to be found in the Bible. The true message of the gospel is… Read More The Power of being a Christian
Does The Bible Have Any Relevance In The 21st Century?.
Just some thoughts as I was getting ready for bed. It started tonight with thinking about some Christians who can talk for hours about everything except about the Lord. It seems as if Jesus has made no impact in their lives. Mention “football” and off they go for an hour about that; or mention “cars” and they will… Read More Reflections at Bed Time
Let’s tackle another thorny subject this week. Purity. There is a widespread anecdote that tells us that you could boil a live frog to death if you change the temperature of the water very slowly. It will not notice the increased heat and will be dead in 2.5 hours (based on an 1872 experiment by… Read More Purity
I am always amazed at how we react when the word “sanctification” is mentioned – we react with fear and trepidation, guilt and condemnation. If the preacher announces this as his topic of his sermon, we expect something heavy coming down. We still say things like, “He’s patient like a saint!” meaning a saint with… Read More Halos and Sanctification
This seems to be a very current topic worldwide both now and when I first came to be a Christian back in the late 1970s. Many articles and books have been written about it and far be it from me to think I know more than their authors. What I would like to do here… Read More Can I lose My Salvation?