(Reference Indo Tsunami) “The waves of death encompassed me, the torrents of destruction assailed me. . . . This God — his way is perfect.” (2 Samuel 22:5, 31) After the loss of his ten children owing to a natural disaster (Job 1:19), Job said, “The Lord gave, and the Lord has taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord” (Job 1:21). At the end of the book, the inspired writer confirms Read more [...]
The Christmas Model for Missions “As you sent me into the world, so I have sent them into the world.” (John 17:18) Christmas is a model for missions. Missions is a mirror of Christmas. As I, so you. For example, danger. Christ came to his own and his own received him not. So also you. They plotted against him. So you. He had no permanent home. So you. They trumped up false charges against Read more [...]
Every time a Christian sins they do so knowing what they're about to do AND that it is wrong AND that it is a sin against God. No Christian EVER commits a sin without full knowledge that their words and/or actions are to some degree wrong and should not be done. Thus, every sin every Christian commits is willful... chosen... and in full knowledge it a transgression against God Himself and His commands. Why? Read more [...]
So we see that they were unable to enter because of unbelief.(Hebrews 3:19) Even though the people of Israel saw the waters of the Red Sea divide and they walked over on dry ground, the moment they got thirsty, their hearts were hard against God and they did not trust him to take care of them. They cried out against him and said that life in Egypt was better. That is what this verse is written Read more [...]

Lost Everything But Content

December 15, 2016 — 1 Comment
Not that I speak in regard to need, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content. Philippians 4:11 When a man who has lost everything leans across the table and whispers, “I’ve learned the secrets to contentment,” we listen. Although consumerism delights in stirring up dissatisfaction, the memories we cherish most are the ones where we felt a settled satisfaction: This is good; Read more [...]