Rooted in Christ

We read in Colossians 2:6-7, “Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in […]

Indifference

We read in John 11:38-44 the incredible story of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead.  Imagine with me, a huge crowd witnessing this overwhelming miracle of the raising of Lazarus […]

In the Cave

How many of you have ever spent any time in caves or caverns?  Any spelunkers?  Perhaps some of you have taken a tour of one of the many caverns in […]

Rebuilding Our Broken Lives

When we hear stories of personal failure like the story of Governor Andrew Cuomo recently, we have a variety of feelings.  How could that person do such a thing?  What […]

Obeying God Rather Than Men

In Acts 5, the early apostles were arrested and put in the public prison.  But then they were freed after an angel of the Lord opened the prison doors.  The […]

No Compromise

Have you ever been tempted to compromise your faith?  Maybe you’ve said something like, “That’s not so bad!”  Or, maybe you have said, “But everyone’s doing it.”  Or, maybe you […]

Responding to Suffering

How do you respond to suffering and trials in your life?  One wonderful example of a response to suffering is Stephen, one of the seven men chosen to serve tables […]

Love the Lord with all Your Soul

Many Christians suffer from what might be called spiritual schizophrenia.  They know about the soul – but in practice they live soulless lives.  In Matthew 16:24-25, Jesus said to his […]

God With Us

Perhaps, as you read this post, you are going through a particularly challenging season in your life. But there is good news in the midst of those hard seasons of life.  […]

Love God More

When I was young, my grandmother used to sing the old showtune from Guys and Dolls, “A Bushel and a Peck”: I love you a bushel and a peck; A […]