January 25, 2007
Sometimes it’s difficult to understand the meaning behind the stories Jesus told. They seem so foreign to the world we know today. Their historical description brings new life and meaning to one of Jesus’ most profound parables.
January 24, 2007
We all want to look good to those around us. We sometimes dress to impress people and even show-off our jobs or cars . . . positioning ourselves around anything or anyone that will make us look good.
January 23, 2007
The Bible says, “All have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God.” None of us are exempt from sin.
January 22, 2007
It’s only when we truly understand that we’re sinners . . . personally . . . without anyone else to blame . . . that we can stop hiding and come to God for mercy. It’s when we relinquish our weaknesses to God that true freedom can be found!
January 19, 2007
Too often our emotions get the better of us . . . and overpower our spiritual walk. We feel close to God one day . . . and far away the next. But the hope we have in Christ doesn’t depend on our moment-to-moment feelings.
January 18, 2007
Perfection. It’s the ultimate standard to get into heaven. And yet, no matter how good we are or how hard we work, we’ll never hit the mark. Find out why being good just isn’t good enough.
January 17, 2007
Most of us would consider ourselves good people. We don’t beat our kids, we pay our taxes, we go to church on Sunday . . . Ever wondered if you’re missing the mark?
January 16, 2007
Romans 3:23 states, “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” No matter how hard we try, we’ll never reach the standard of perfection. On our own, we’ll never pass the test. But there’s hope for those who are willing to accept God’s gift of grace!
January 15, 2007
The game of comparison is a dangerous one to play. Unfortunately, it’s a trap that impacts us all. Considering ourselves better than others is harmful . . . not just to the other person, but to our relationship with God, as well.
January 12, 2007
Ever find yourself sticking to a bunch of man-made “rules,” trying like crazy to be good enough to earn God’s favor? Well, sometimes it’s easier to follow a list of rules, rather than develop a real relationship with Him.