Psalm 97:1, 6-7 ESV The Lord reigns, let the earth rejoice; let the many coastlands be glad! The heavens proclaim his righteousness, and all the peoples see his glory. All worshipers of images are put to shame, who make their boast in worthless idols; worship him, all you gods! Our God – Father, Son (Jesus … Continue reading The Lord Reigns!
James 4:1-3 ESV What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? Is it not this, that your passions are at war within you? You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have, because you do not ask. You ask and … Continue reading What Causes Fights?
Galatians 6:11-13 ESV See with what large letters I am writing to you with my own hand. It is those who want to make a good showing in the flesh who would force you to be circumcised, and only in order that they may not be persecuted for the cross of Christ. For even those … Continue reading Making a Good Showing
An Allegory The Characters: Eros – the Institutional church – man-made, market-driven, flesh-driven Jess – the true church – true believers in Jesus Christ, body of Christ Flash – the false gospel – self-serving, denying Christ, destroys true gospel Salt – the true gospel – death with Christ to sin, living to his righteousness The … Continue reading Lest We Forget
May you all have a blessed celebration of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, and of his gift of grace to us in providing the way in which we can be delivered from our bondage to sin and be free to walk daily with him in his righteousness and in his holiness. And, … Continue reading Celebrating Jesus Christ
Luke 2:11-14 NIV “Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.” Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising … Continue reading His Favor
I live in the United States of America. I am a naturalized citizen, for I was born here in the state of Ohio in 1949. I grew up like most Americans of that time going to public school where we were taught to say the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the USA. I … Continue reading A Good Death