A New Heart From God

Wanting a Joyful Life Every one of us desires a life that is full of hope and joy.  We want to experience love that goes beyond the physical and into the realm of the spiritual.  However, no matter how hard we try, we always fall short of this dream and are left feeling dejected. A … Continue reading A New Heart From God

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Mercy and Not Sacrifice

7 If you had known what these words mean, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned the innocent. 8 For the Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath.” 9 Going on from that place, he went into their synagogue, 10 and a man with a shriveled hand was there. Looking for a reason to bring charges … Continue reading Mercy and Not Sacrifice

Don’t Be Passive in Your Faith

20 Then Jesus began to denounce the towns in which most of his miracles had been performed, because they did not repent. 21 “Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the miracles that were performed in you had been performed in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes. … Continue reading Don’t Be Passive in Your Faith

Throw Out Spiritual Garbage

The Heavy Burden We can no longer remain as the people that we were before Christ, the moment we accepted Him as our Lord and Savior.  That is because that person is weighed down by the damaged caused by our sin.  They are like a sprinter trying to win a race wearing ankle weights, wrist … Continue reading Throw Out Spiritual Garbage

Finding True Peace

34 “Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword. 35 For I have come to turn “‘a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law— 36 a man’s enemies will be the members of his own household.’ 37 “Anyone who loves their father … Continue reading Finding True Peace

Time is Running Out

Time is nearly up for this fallen world, For this wicked earth, the clock's ticking. The Lord is coming to bring judgement, His wrath is on its way to consume all. Upon the wicked, He will condemn, Punishment is coming upon all who rebel. Yet God offers mercy to this fallen earth, Upon sinful mankind, … Continue reading Time is Running Out

Being Remembered

Leaving a Legacy Many years ago, I attended the funeral of my cousin Sammie.  It was a moving memorial service, but what really impacted me the most was the large audience who came to pay their respects.  The testimonials that people gave for my cousin also revealed to me that he made a great impact … Continue reading Being Remembered

God’s Criteria for Success

9 As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector’s booth. “Follow me,” he told him, and Matthew got up and followed him. 10 While Jesus was having dinner at Matthew’s house, many tax collectors and sinners came and ate with him and his disciples. 11 When the Pharisees saw … Continue reading God’s Criteria for Success

Going on the Path to Life

The path I'm given is rough, Full of rocks are on the trail I take. The road I travel is narrow, Difficult to get through is the way. Yet there's an easier way to go, A wide and clear road is an option. But I won't go on this trail, This easy street I will … Continue reading Going on the Path to Life

A Promised Inheritance

I've been promised a wonderful inheritance, An amazing heritage God has bequeathed me. Yet now, it's not in my sight, The promise has yet been given. Even so, I know that it exists, My treasure is waiting for me, this I know. For Christ is holding it for safe keeping, With His nail scarred hand, … Continue reading A Promised Inheritance