Are You Running From God?

Have you ever wished you could have a second chance in life? Have you ever done something that you deeply regretted the moment you did it? We have all made mistakes. We have all done things that we know are wrong. But I have good news for you: God gives second chances . . . and third ones . . . and fourth ones . . . and fifth ones.

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Why We Love One Another

In Matthew 22, Jesus was asked, “Which is the most important commandment?” and he answered, “Easy: First, love God with all your heart, soul, and mind. Second, love others as you love yourself—or like you would want to be loved.” And in those two commandments, he summed up all 613 of the Old Testament laws.

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A Bleak Thanksgiving

We’re in good company. Everything God does is done in advance . . . way in advance. It’s another subject, but God even considers the prayers we pray before we are born. What? God isn’t bound by time and space. So, past, present, and future are irrelevant to God. He hears the prayers of Moses, Paul, you and your children, and your great-grandchildren before those prayers are ever prayed within ...

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LISTENING TO THE SPIRIT

God has John measure the temple and place boundaries around the temple. I believe this is not talking about walking around a physical temple with a tape measure but about God placing protective measures around the people of God, who are His temple. Here God is assuring all of His children that Satan and his demons cannot touch us because we are sealed by the Holy Spirit of God.

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Was Jesus Always “Nice”?

Modern writers, agnostic academics, and liberal theologians always stress the kindness and gentleness of Christ. Their Jesus—not the One found in Scripture, but the one concocted from their own imaginations and preferences—is effectively an ideological and theological pacifist. He preached only love and self-sacrifice, never judged or discriminated, and wasn’t dogmatic about the truth.

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