Category: Serving God

More than Miracles

The second chapter of the Book of Acts recounts what happened when the apostles were dramatically filled with the Holy Spirit in a display of fire and with the sound of a violent wind.  As a result, the apostles were suddenly able to speak…

Lifetime Cruise

Imagine you’re on an enormous cruise ship filled with thousands of people ready to depart on a trip across the Atlantic Ocean from New York to the UK.  Now imagine your mom knows the ship’s captain and has arranged for him to give you…

Travel to Another World

Our journey through this world is difficult, confusing, and somewhat of a mystery.  We all have questions.  How can the many ugly things we see every day be allowed by God?  Why does God make understanding the Bible so difficult?  Why is it not…

Revival

In the beginning, in the Garden of Eden, heaven and earth were together.  Earth was a beautiful garden where God and humans existed together.  Then sin entered the picture.  Because Adam and Eve decided they wanted to do things their own way rather than…

Reap what you Sow

The Bible provides us with a simple process for making our lives complete.  This process has nothing to do with material gain – it’s not about a bigger house, a new car, or a better job.  Those things should not be your ultimate goal. …

Following Jesus

In the final chapter of the Book of John, the resurrected Jesus appeared to the disciples for the third time. This encounter contains an important lesson for all of us.  The disciples were in a boat fishing about a hundred yards off shore and…

Eternal Life

The resurrection of Jesus clearly established His claim to be the Son of God as being true and delivered His promise of salvation through this incredible act of love.  At this point, Jesus had completed His work here in this world and turned over…

On the Way to the Cross

Jewish officials were angry with Jesus for claiming to be the Son of God, and one of the chief priests, Caiaphas, believed they should have Jesus killed because the miracles He was performing would only cause Him to become more popular and cause the…

Who is Jesus?

God is our eternal Creator and there is no other like Him; therefore, there was no reason for Him to have a name.  When asked by Moses what he should call God, the response he got was to simply say I am.  There is…

A Prayer from Jesus

After Jesus had his final meal with His disciples, He spent a good deal of time summarizing His teaching and promising them the Holy Spirit would join them after He departed.  He then ended His teaching with a prayer which is recorded in John…

Victory in Jesus

Beginning in chapter 14 of the Book of John, after Judas, who is about to betray Jesus, has left the room, Jesus spends a good deal of time giving His disciples their final teaching.  This is really a restatement of many of the things…

What We’re Here For

“What We’re Here For” by The Afters