Is It The End Times?

July 31, 2014 — 1 Comment
"I don't know how much worse things can get! Jesus must be about to return!" Sadly that is the way some think. Every news story they twist and turn to make it about Jesus' return. It is good to be ready... waiting & watching... BUT, it can get out of hand! To me it seems like too many Christians are a theological Chicken Little regarding the return of Christ. (Part 1 on this topic is HERE) As Read more [...]
Russia... Crimea... Putin; Gaza... Hamas... Israel; ISIS in Iraq and Syria; Ebola; Flesh eating bacteria in the Gulf; and... and... and... (BTW, tomorrow {God willing} is part 2). Ok... take a breath. The end is not yet. Don't worry. Don't be anxious. Here's why I say that... First because of Jesus' words as recorded in Matthew 24:3-8, The disciples came to him privately, saying, "Tell us, when Read more [...]
When it comes to praying, we (You & ME) need to get away from laundry lists of asking God to DO things for us right off the bat. When prayer is examined in Scripture there is a decided element of praise and worship and glorifying His holy name. Consider the following... where saints prayed WITHOUT asking anything for themselves. Jeremiah was arrested... an army was invading... he could possibly Read more [...]

SEC Football And Church

July 28, 2014 — 1 Comment
I found this worth copying from another blog... A college football fan loves to win. The typical church member never wins someone to Christ. A college football fan gets excited if a game goes into overtime. A church member gets mad if the pastor preaches one minute past the allocated time. A college football fan is loyal to his or her team no matter what. A church member stops attending Read more [...]

A XXX Conscience

July 25, 2014 — Leave a comment
Now for a third reflection regarding our conscience (#1... #2). Consider what is written in 1 Corinthians 8:6-13... There is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things and through whom we exist. 7 However, not all possess this knowledge. But some, through former association with idols, eat food as really offered to an Read more [...]