Archive | January, 2014

What’s on the Hilltop?

Matthew 6: 33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Deion Sanders was a sports superstar in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s.  Millions of American boys dream of being a National Football League (NFL) star or Major League Baseball (MLB) star, but Deion Sanders […]

Sex: God’s Chemical Miracle

Matthew 19: 4-5 4 “Haven’t you read,” he replied, “that at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,’5 and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh’ Dr. Freda Bush and Dr. Joe McIlhaney are Obstetrician/Gynecologists and co-authors of “Girls […]

Here am I. Send me!

Isaiah 6:8 8 Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I. Send me!” As Christians we may often picture God with a list of special tasks and then a corresponding list of his people to accomplish the tasks.  Within this view […]

The Sin of Omission

James 4:17 17 Anyone then who knows the good he ought to do and doesn’t do it sins. If we are honest as Christians, we typically know if we have sinned or are sinning.  Unless tarnished, our God-given conscience tells us if we have committed an act of sin.  Earlier in his book, James gives an […]

Refreshing the Spirit

1 Corinthians 16: 17-18 17 I was glad when Stephanas, Fortunatus and Achaicus arrived, because they have supplied what was lacking from you. 18 For they refreshed my spirit and yours also. Such men deserve recognition. Anyone who has competed in endurance races like 10k’s, marathons, triathlons and the like, probably understand the intense feeling of thirst.  A short […]