Posts from September 2017

Posts from September 2017

Five Ways God Uses Problems

In Romans 8:35-37, the apostle Paul who was beset by problems on every hand (2 Corinthians 4:8-18) stated: “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or anguish, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? Even as it is written, For thy sake we are killed all the day long; We were accounted as sheep for the slaughter. Nay, in all…

The Church and the Christian Life Cycle

Who Needs the Church? And, Who does the Church Need? Do you need the church; does the church need you? Do the lost need the church; does the church need the lost? Does your family need the church; does the church need your family? Do children, singles, young families, older families and retirees need the church; does the church need them? The fact of the matter is that…

That Sweet Aroma

One of my favorite things to come home to is the sweet smell of a delicious meal or dessert that Ann has made. A personal weakness of mine is the smell of chocolate chip cookies. I could eat those all day long if I was allowed to and didn’t have to suffer the consequences of that decision. Someone shared a quote recently that I have always liked which says, “Your attitude…

Carry Out Your Assignment

I don’t know about you – but I’ve been pretty excited for football season to roll around again. I saw something posted online about how people are glad that now we get to stop fighting and hating one another over things like politics… and we can finally begin to hate each other over things that really matter like college football. I know…

Psalm 51

Have you ever struggled with sin in your life? If you are like the rest of us, everyone who lives and breathes, then I know you have. How many times have you struggled to stop and repent of a sin only to find yourself back there again? It can be the most heartbreaking, discouraging place you could find yourself and yet we find ourselves there more often than we would like…