Being behind carries a negative connotation of something happening that’s not good, such as any or all of the following: Behind in paying bills; behind in school; behind in getting ready for _______ You can add your own to this list, but you get the picture. Being behind is never a positive in today’s world. Or … Continue reading When It’s Good to be Behind
Not what time is it now but, what time is now? Does “now” have a time? If so, what is it? According to the Bible, faith is always now. There’s nothing past or future about faith. Jesus Himself said that when we pray for something (Mark 11:24) we are to believe that we receive the … Continue reading What Time is Now?
Here in America July 4th is also known as Independence Day, marking our independence from England, nearly 250 years ago. Christians ought to have a day of independence as well; the day (or night) when we received our independence from the devil and doing things his way. A time when we remember our deliverance from … Continue reading Declare Your In (ner) dependence Day
Living on this earth means having to face real problems. At times the situation you’re facing may seem hopeless. You’re not alone. In the Bible, the book of Acts, chapter 16 we see Paul and Silas unjustly thrown into a Philippian jail. The “crime"? For being used of God to deliver a young woman from … Continue reading Why Wait Until Midnight?
God is, well, God. All-mighty, all-wise, all-knowing, all-powerful, ever-present, and all- loving. All at the same time. So, the question arises: Does God have an ego? Stop and think about this: human beings with wealth, power, and influence far less than God's have enormous egos. To be able to do whatever you want, go wherever … Continue reading Does God Have an Ego?
Trying to figure God out is a waste of time, energy, and resources. God has no beginning or end. Hebrews 11:6 says that those who come to God must first believe that He is-that He exists. I don't claim for one moment to know how, but I believe it to be true. Throughout the New … Continue reading God’s Cousins
With a new year many have already made New Year's resolutions. Ranging from dieting to meeting new friends, resolutions represent change. Regardless of how many New Year's resolutions are actually kept, some are adamant about this year's batch of resolutions because.....people want to change. But, what about God? Does He have any New Year's resolutions … Continue reading God’s New Year’s Resolutions
Depending on where you are at this moment, it's either Christmas Eve or actually Christmas. It's the day where the birth of Jesus is celebrated by millions around the world. Even those who don't believe in the birth of Jesus rejoice, because of potential income derived from retail sales of everything from food to family … Continue reading What’s Your Christmas Theology?
Ready or not, Christmas is just around the corner. Amidst the overemphasis on material giving, Christmas is a time of year when even non-Christians give thought to God. It's a time when many seek out a local church to (hopefully) find purpose for their lives. Whether perceived or otherwise, for some it begs the question, … Continue reading Is God Seasonal?
For those who believe in God, one thing is understood: God is bigger than us. How big? I don't know, but big enough to meet every need of humanity, including yours and mine. At the same time, this question has been asked for more years than anyone can remember, and many more besides: Does God … Continue reading Does God Get Lonely?