Contemplating Death

January 24, 2020 We are all going to die one day. It is inevitable, unless the Lord returns first to take us home to be with him. My youngest sister died 5 years ago this month at the age of 61. My next to oldest brother died this past November at the age of 71. … Continue reading Contemplating Death

Slave or Free?

“Tell me, you who desire to be under the law, do you not listen to the law?” Galatians 4:21 ESV What “law” is being referred to here? Context is everything when interpreting what is meant by “the law.” For, the context reveals that this is speaking about the Old Covenant ceremonial and purification laws, not … Continue reading Slave or Free?

The Light Shut Out

“The people dwelling in darkness have seen a great light, and for those dwelling in the region and shadow of death, on them a light has dawned.” Matthew 4:16 ESV Who are the people dwelling (living, walking) in darkness? They are all who have refused the Light – Jesus Christ, the truth, righteousness, and the … Continue reading The Light Shut Out

A Solemn Reality

Mark 8:31-33 ESV And he began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders and the chief priests and the scribes and be killed, and after three days rise again. And he said this plainly. And Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him. … Continue reading A Solemn Reality

The Big Lie

Romans 12:1 ESV I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do you know that our salvation from sin is not a one-time experience which then guarantees us eternal life with God, no matter … Continue reading The Big Lie

Sowing Our Seed

Ecclesiastes 11:5-6 ESV As you do not know the way the spirit comes to the bones in the womb of a woman with child, so you do not know the work of God who makes everything. In the morning sow your seed, and at evening withhold not your hand, for you do not know which … Continue reading Sowing Our Seed

The Exchange

Philippians 3:7-11 ESV But whatever gain I had, I counted as loss for the sake of Christ. Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may … Continue reading The Exchange

Thanks Be to God!

1 Corinthians 15:50-52 ESV I tell you this, brothers: flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable. Behold! I tell you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. … Continue reading Thanks Be to God!