Fruit Of The Spirit
on May 14th, 2024
My reading this week led me to revisit a text we studied last year, Galatians 5:22-23. In this text, the apostle Paul laid out nine virtues called the Fruit of the Spirit. The text made me think of how my life has been shaped by experiences encountered along the way, especially in moments where the virtue of patience or perseverance was required. I must admit that I was a slow learner, yet those e...  Read More
Obedience And Holiness
on May 7th, 2024
Many of us can recall the time before our new life in Jesus when we walked in darkness, unaware of the light of Christ. Before Christ, there were seasons where we were slaves to our own ignorance and the futile pursuits of the things of the world.But then a glorious transformation occurred. We encountered the living hope (1 Peter 1:3) found in Jesus Christ. Through His resurrection, we were born a...  Read More
on April 30th, 2024
For Christians, both new and seasoned, obedience often stands as the defining test of our commitment to God. Our faith is not just a set of beliefs we profess, but it is lived out in the daily decisions we make, especially when we find ourselves faced with adversity and trials. In these moments, when obedience seems to clash with our desires and understanding, our faith is put to the test.In Genes...  Read More
Finding Wonders In Miracles
on April 23rd, 2024
Finding Wonder in MiraclesIn our “seeing is believing” world, the term "miracle" often loses its luster. The original meaning of the word was to describe “an event that cannot be explained by natural or scientific laws and is therefore considered to be the work of a divine agency.” Our culture has traded the meaning of miracle for a more casual definition, attaching it to events that may be remark...  Read More
God's Truth
on April 16th, 2024
What does it mean when we say, God is Truth?As we learn about what God reveals of Himself, we encounter the multifaceted nature of His attributes. Among these attributes, there is a distinction between moral and nonmoral qualities. Moral attributes include justice and faithfulness, reflecting the character of God, Nonmoral attributes, like omniscience and omnipotence, signify His inherent nature. ...  Read More
The Resurrection
on April 9th, 2024
“The New Testament writers speak as if Christ’s achievement in rising from the dead was the first event of its kind in the whole history of the universe. He is the ‘first fruits,’ the pioneer of life,’ He has forced open a door that has been locked since the death of the first man. He has met, fought, and beaten the King of Death. Everything is different because He has done so”. (C.S. Lewis, Mirac...  Read More