Complex Decisions Made Simple and Fruitful (3 min)

Do you have important decisions to make? Just as the law of the LORD is summarized into a one-word command, ‘love’; the way to have a blessed and eternally fruitful life is summed up in two words which are ‘pray’ and ‘obey’. I believe this is the easiest way to break down complex situations. While I could write pages about these commands,Continue reading “Complex Decisions Made Simple and Fruitful (3 min)”

Fear Not! The LORD Almighty Reigns

Do you think the world is going crazy? Although, it seems as though humanity has been here before. You know the history of various empires and nations: they are birthed through conquest;  rise in prosperity with a common set of values;  then only to incur demise through a downward spiral of wickedness where too muchContinue reading “Fear Not! The LORD Almighty Reigns”

Share the Ultimate Love – No Other Gospel

How many times do we want to share the LORD with other people and have no clue what to say or how?  There are so many different instructional books or recommendations on how to do this (most of them containing very good strategies).   I would like to suggest that the Word of God spoken byContinue reading “Share the Ultimate Love – No Other Gospel”

Christ’s Prayer – Romans 6 – Sanctification

Ever struggle to make changes in your life?  Ever want God intervene with a miracle because of feeling powerless to change? Our LORD desires us to learn to deny impulses; to obey Him so that we will overcome temptations that arise. He teaches us to be increasingly led by the Spirit as we walk throughContinue reading “Christ’s Prayer – Romans 6 – Sanctification”

Want Answers?

Have you ever had difficulty with making a wise decision; wanting to do what is right while wanting to limit any negative repercussions?  With no natural ability to peer into the future we pray; we solicit the opinions of others we respect; we make lists to measure positive and negative; and we research.   All ofContinue reading “Want Answers?”

Unspeakable Joy is Worship in the Vineyard

Humanity has pursued fulfillment with great fervour.  Regardless of the quest, life has emotional hills and valleys.  The question is not whether we have the ability to control contributing factors.  The questions are: (1) what is our destination; and, (2) is there an ability to enjoy the journey? The answer is found in God andContinue reading “Unspeakable Joy is Worship in the Vineyard”

Filthy Sheep Wool: A Deadly Self-Defence

The human heart can cause the mind to conveniently forget our own unrighteousness as a self defense mechanism when we feel hurt or wronged .  Seldom do we see how we contributed to a situation. We even feel what we call “righteous indignation” if we think we did not deserve something. We tend to desireContinue reading “Filthy Sheep Wool: A Deadly Self-Defence”

Don’t Leave Your Seat

Both Christians and others seem to be so disappointed with the church’s “performance” mainly because of intolerance of the moral and social disparity between Christ and those who claim to follow His way.  Many recognize our LORD’s standards are perfect despite worldly attempts to defy His Deity.  While many may not wish to yield theirContinue reading “Don’t Leave Your Seat”

Guaranteed Security Within the Boundaries

For years I enjoyed an unexceptional faith.  The kind that believes in Jesus for Salvation as a form of fire insurance. Then there were the added benefits such as having a community of like-minded people, pleasant messages, worship music, and all of the wonderful promises in Scripture.  I was happy to be in the sheepfoldContinue reading “Guaranteed Security Within the Boundaries”

The Message in a Body

Scripture in the book of Isaiah contains such a beautiful prophecy about the promised Messiah purposely born to establish His Kingdom on the throne of David forever; His name – God; His rule – justice; He is Wonderful, Counselor, and the Prince of Peace.  Rabbis and Jewish writers like Elie Wiesel have long maintained thereContinue reading “The Message in a Body”