What happens when someone sins against us or offends us in some way, is it acceptable to hold a grudge? Will God accept us if we reject others? Will God forgive us for holding a grudge? No—He will not. Now, before you come at me with, “God loves us” please go to scripture. Yes, He… Read More Holding onto resentment
Have you ever received those chain letters or had someone send you a meme promising blessing if you’d just type “Amen” or share with your friends? I’ve been seeing the following shared on Facebook recently with the hashtag #repost challenge. It’s your typical prosperity Christian chainmail alluding that if you love God, something good will happen… Read More Promised Blessings If Only ……
As Christians we are instructed (commanded) to lead a quiet life, mind our own business and to work with our hands as stated by Paul in 1 Thessalonians 4:11. As I pondered on this verse, I can honestly say that I do live a pretty quiet life. Well, as quiet as one can with six… Read More Minding Your Own Business – A Christian Perspective
Nobody is perfect — not Christians, not anybody. That’s why we all need a perfect savior, Jesus Christ. There are dozens of reasons we fall prey to hypocrisy. Jesus warned people to “beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy” (Luke 12:5, ESV). A hypocrite is a person who does not preach what they practice… Read More The Hypocritical Christian
The other day I was listening to a podcast and the speaker posed a question, “What are you chasing besides God?” My first thought was, nothing, I believe I always put Him first. But was I really being honest with myself….the answer is, no. Proverbs 3 and Exodus 20 reminds us that God said, “You… Read More What are you chasing?
Finding a church that I feel truly apart of has been a bit of a daunting experience. In a sense, I feel like Goldilocks in search of that perfect setting, not too dark but not too bright, with the right amount of spiritual food and a sermon filled with the words of God not the… Read More The lone Christian