Serving Two Masters

Has your life changed since you became a follower of Christ? When you look back to the things that you did, the people that you hung out with, how you treated others, and where you spent your time, energy, and money is there a difference between the way you are now and the way you …

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Our Identity in Jesus

The Israelites were God’s chosen people but they often times forgot that they were. In the Old Testament there is a recurring theme of God blessing His people and eventually as generations passed they would forget what God had done for them and as they forgot what God had done they would slowly turn away …

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Love and Obedience

“Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love” (1 Jn. 4:8). “The Lord, the Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness” (Exo. 34:6). “…God who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments” (Deu. 7:9). …

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We all fall short sometimes…

Whether or not you know me you know that I am not perfect, even though I try my hardest and do my best I am by no means perfect. Sometimes I feel as though my expectations of others are much greater than what their expectations are and I feel let down or disappointed. I feel …

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Love and Acceptance in all the Wrong Places

What do you think of when you hear the word love? Maybe you think of the feeling of butterflies in your stomach upon meeting someone who you have feelings for. Maybe you think of devotion and commitment, kind words or actions, thoughtful gestures. Perhaps it's the kind of brotherly love shared by comrades in arms. …

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Are the Ten Commandments Still Pertinent? (Part 1)

Is God’s Word alive and well today? Is it a driving factor in society? In church? Or has it become a thing of the past only to be used to manipulate or to support a position when it is beneficial? Does our government recognize the one true God? Does the church recognize the one true …

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“Live at Peace with Everyone”

The beginning of the work week can be so difficult to start off correctly. For most of us we do not rest properly, we do not take heed to the Sabbath and it is to our demise. We run around with so much to do, some things are for good, but often times the things …

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1 John 2:1-11 “Whoever claims to live in him must walk as Jesus did”

Have you ever thought hard about what it means to be like Jesus? About what it really means to be a follower of Christ? I know that for me I have great intentions, but let's face it, if Jesus only came with great intentions then we would all be eternally lost. Luckily for us though …

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