Tag: Bible

Reading the Instructions

Sometimes, when we purchase a new gadget of some sort, we open the box and immediately try to start using it without ever looking through the instructions.  There are some who never even bother reading the instructions.  Inevitably, sometime down the road, this new…

Deception

In the world we live in, there are some who have decided to use the Bible as a tool for earning an income.  As a result, the message they preach often proceeds beyond the scripture to include some self-aggrandizement.  These false teachers attempt to…

Truth and Light

Jesus made it clear from the beginning of His ministry what His mission was and how He expected people to respond.  Jesus was brought into the world by God and is the crowning achievement in His enormously complex plan to save mankind.  God is…

One Judge

God is the ultimate authority.  The Bible provides us with a clear understanding of God’s standards but in the final analysis, each individual stands before God uniquely.  Only God knows the details of what is going on inside the heart of anyone.  What may…

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. …

Our Belief in One God

Our God has no beginning and no end.  He has always existed and will always exist.  He is all knowing and present in every inch of the universe at all times.  Our God has no boundaries.  This is why there can be no other. …

God’s Training Manual

The Bible is not a rule book; it is your training manual.  You can benefit from the Bible’s instruction or you can continue to fumble around trying to figure out this life on your own.  God has given you a choice.  Let me share…

Following God’s Will

We are all fractured individuals.  None of us is perfect.  The world we live in makes it difficult to stay pointed in the right direction.  There are too many temptations, too many distractions, too many alternative paths leading us astray.  Following God’s will for…

Reconnecting with God

How you got unconnected from God is unimportant.  In fact, you may not be as unconnected as you think.  Or perhaps, you just want to get better connected.  In all cases, the path for improving, developing, or rekindling a relationship with God starts right…

Actions not Words

Stop studying the Bible.  If you’re a mature Christian and you’ve read the Bible, attended thousands of sermons, been to Bible seminars and small group studies many times, do you really need to keep studying?  You should have it down by now.  Actions not…