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.
January 11, 2007
Some churches tend to celebrate rules. A list of do’s and don’ts that dictate how we should live. Don’t smoke, don’t drink . . . and by all means, make sure you’re in church every Sunday!
January 10, 2007
We have a natural tendency to compare ourselves to others. Either we think we’re better than they are, or we see ourselves as lacking.
January 9, 2007
Each one of us has done things in our life that we aren’t proud of. But have you ever made a mistake so terrible . . . you wondered if God would ever forgive you? Let’s observe God’s response to a repentant heart.