Category: Serving God

Salvation is a Gift from God

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast.”  Ephesians 2:8-9 (NIV) When you put your faith in Jesus Christ, you are…

Who is Most Worthy?

It’s easy to judge someone’s worth based on appearance.  We do it all the time.  When we need someone’s help in a group of unfamiliar people, we look around and make a judgment based on appearance as to who might be most capable.  Often…

Take Control

A moment of anger can destroy your life.  Acting impulsively on your emotions is a recipe for disaster.  How often have you heard of one wrong decision leading to total destruction?  Drunk driving, unprotected sex, cheating on your taxes, taking on a huge debt,…

Perseverance

If you’re trying to get in top physical condition, you’re going to need to work hard and endure some pain.  Getting in shape requires you push your body to its limits and beyond. If you’ve been through this process before, you know all too…

A Fraction is All You Need

The ministry of Jesus Christ was only about three years, but in that time He was on a continuous mission that had no boundaries.  Other than His time spent eating and sleeping, Jesus was performing miracles, teaching, and healing non-stop.    Over a period of…

Built from the Ground Up

  Have you ever watched a skyscraper being built?  They start by digging a big hole, then pour concrete footings, add steel beams, and lots of glass, along with countless hours of hard work by hundreds if not thousands of skilled craftsmen.  The finish…

All or Nothing

Marriage is an all or nothing proposition.  Getting married and dating on the side simply doesn’t work.   Even without looking at marriage from a Biblical perspective, most people would prefer their marriage to be all or nothing.  The same is true for your relationship…

Light in the Darkness

  Imagine you’re sitting around the dinner table at night with your family when suddenly the power goes out and your home is plunged into darkness. Without light, everything comes to a halt.  You stop eating.  You are now obsessed with finding light. When…

Pointed in the Same Direction

It’s important for followers of Jesus to all be pointed in the same direction, working together to share the gospel and serve God by serving others.  The more we work together, the more we can accomplish.  God is watching and He doesn’t want to…

Apples and Oranges

If you plant an apple tree would you expect oranges to grow?  I would hope not.  Seeds are very specific.  What you plant is what you get.  God has given us this simple lesson in all the various kinds of seeds available for planting. …