Confessing our sin isn’t throwing a “forgive me Lord” out there only to go back to living the same way again.
Sometimes, it seems as though Christians are in a state worse than the non-believers. Romans 13:13 says “Let us walk properly, as in the day, not in lewdness and lust, not in strife and envy” Sadly, many of God’s people get caught up in these things. How can we get the work that God has […]
Many of you may be familiar with the wake up calls you get by request from hotels. The phone rings really loud, jolting you out of your deep slumber. When you pick up the phone, there is a polite voice on the other end (as if the polite voice makes up for the loud disrupting […]
This time of year, the celebration of evil seems to be everywhere. It’s not surprising that the world and those that don’t know the gospel celebrate it. But what irritates me the most is when Christians celebrate and participate the the activities that take place this time of year. Why is it that Christians are willing to participate in […]
Sometimes, we tend to “get used” to the stench of our sin. We write it off as “Oh that’s just the way I am” or “I was just raised that way” Sometimes, we sit in a church service and we tell ourselves, “I don’t have that problem” God is standing by ready to scrub us […]
If you are a believer and you have strayed and back slid, now is the time to repent. God does not want any of us to be left behind. 2 Peter 3:9 not only says that God is not slack on His promises, it says that He is long-suffering with us so that we […]
Focusing on God is not focusing on the shortcoming. It is tuning into the Holy Spirit and hearing what He wants you to do. How can we change our behavior if we don’t listen to the given instructions? Philippians 3:12-14 tells us exactly how to do this. The beginning of verse 12 says “Not that […]