Healing And Hope
on December 5th, 2023
Finding Healing and Hope in Times of TrialsIn John 16, Jesus speaks to his disciples concerning His departure from this world. This will be a very trying time for them. He tells them when He leaves there will be a time of grief that will be followed by a time of joy (v 22). He reassures them further saying that the troubles of this world are not greater than Him.“These things I have spoken unto yo...
Train Up A Child
on November 28th, 2023
The Importance of Modeling Your Faith in a Child's Spiritual FormationI am sure you would agree that raising children in an environment of competing worldviews is challenging. As an older parent and grandfather, I am greatly concerned. But we can't shrink away from the task. Here's why. Children are like sponges, absorbing not only what they are taught but also what they observe in the lives of th...
Conquering the Prince of Darkness
on November 21st, 2023
Conquering the Prince of Darkness“For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.” (Ephesians 6:12)This scripture is very clear that a battle rages between God’s people and the powers of darkness. Yet, as believers, we need not tremble before this malevolent ruler,...
Taming The Tongue
on November 14th, 2023
Taming the Tongue in the Digital Age "In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise." (Proverbs 10:19).In this age of instant communication and widespread use of social media, our words carry unprecedented weight. The Bible repeatedly warns us about the power of our tongues, emphasizing that the way we speak reflects the state of our hearts. In today's wo...
on November 7th, 2023
One of the principles of Christian growth could be called the “put off and put on” principle. We read in Ephesians 4:22-24 where Paul says: “22 That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;23 And be renewed in the spirit of your mind; 24 And that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness...
on October 31st, 2023
In my study group on Monday morning, one of my brothers confessed that he has times when God seems distant, and that joy seems hard to find. If we are honest with one another, we’ve all had to walk through trials and valleys without sensing God’s presence. It can feel much like stumbling around in the dark looking for a light switch in an unfamiliar room. In his book, A Grief Observed, C.S. Lewis ...