Monthly Archives: November 2010

How Do You Define Sin?

For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God’s glorious standard. (Rom. 3:23) When I would hear friends, studied Christians or Pastors use the word “sin” and this word was preceded by “we all…”, well, it just rubbed me … Continue reading

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My Foolish Ways

Instead, God chose things the world considers foolish in order to shame those who think they are wise. And he chose things that are powerless to shame those who are powerful. (1 Cor. 1:27) There was a time when I … Continue reading

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Where Are You Fishing?

You can enter God’s Kingdom only through the narrow gate. The road that leads to destruction is broad, and its gate is wide for the many who choose that way. (Matt 7:13) When I was younger my mom took me … Continue reading

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The Timing of a Solid Foundation

It is like a person building a house who digs deep and lays the foundation on solid rock. When the floodwaters rise and break against that house, it stands firm because it is well built. (Luk. 6:48) My parents divorced … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for My Blessings

And let the peace that comes from Christ rule in your hearts. For as members of one body you are called to live in peace. And always be thankful.  (Col. 3:15) This Thanksgiving has an empty place for me, and … Continue reading

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How Do You Spell Fear?

My initial definition of fear is probably like most you. A distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil or pain. Now this describes what I encounter when there is an unknown element lingering in the midst and I am UNSURE … Continue reading

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It Is Better to Give Than to…

All of us can finish this scripture without even thinking about it…for Jesus stated, “…It is more blessed to give than to receive.” (Acts 21:35). I was listening to a teaching from James Ryle last week, and he made a … Continue reading

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