Category Archive: Bible

Why Focus So Much On The Bible?

Why do we have a sermon from the Bible each Sunday? And why is it such a big chunk of the overall worship service? Great questions! One of the chief symptoms of Judah’s… Continue reading

Sin: Calculating Our Spiritual Debt To God…

Each year over the course of your earthly life, if you were to spend the average annual wage (for the United States in 2018) at the average credit card interest rate (compounding interest!)… Continue reading

Some Thoughts On Repentance…

Acts 3:17-20 (NIV): “Now, fellow Israelites, I know that you acted in ignorance, as did your leaders. 18 But this is how God fulfilled what he had foretold through all the prophets, saying that his Messiah would suffer. … Continue reading

Being Hydrated & Quenched By The Bible…

I have a Bible verse on a book mark–Deuteronomy 31:6: “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you… Continue reading

The Stuff On The Top Shelf…

One of my children wanted to get at some treat on top of a kitchen cabinet. So the child got a chair and a stool and climbed on top of both in order… Continue reading

Importance Of Sunday Morning Worship Services…

Most are aware of the shooting massacre that took place recently in Las Vegas. Before this coming weekend when Christians around the world will gather to sing praises to the LORD, I want… Continue reading

How & Why To Sacrificially Serve, Give & Witness…

The LORD calls & saves & makes new & transforms His people to grow closer to the LORD (knowing Him), grow closer to other Christians (fellowship/discipleship), grow in sharing the Gospel with non-Christians… Continue reading

Viewing The Past For Vision Today…

Reading Through “The Story Of Christianity” by Justo Gonzalez (1984). I am mainly reading this book to look for connections between heresies (false beliefs that seem true) in the 1st and 2nd centuries… Continue reading

Acronyms…

Acronyms (please click on the Bible chapter/verses below to read the actual Scripture passages) . L.O.V.E.: the Lord Offers Victory to Everyone! “Thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our… Continue reading

All of the Bible–the Salty and the Sweet…

One of the reasons God gave us the Bible is to encourage us (Romans 15:4). But not everything in the Bible is immediately encouraging; that is, not everything in the Bible is easy… Continue reading