Common Questions About Creation

As I was looking for a way to stay productive during the COVID-19 epidemic, and to prepare for additional quiet time over the next few months, I decided to spend some extra quality time in the Bible.  I ordered a couple of study guides online and one of them touched on the first book ofContinue reading “Common Questions About Creation”

He Is Risen

Death, where is your victory? Death, where is your sting? The symbol of our faith is not a wooden cross. What Jesus accomplished on the cross is life changing and absolutely amazing! This brings me such JOY! Here’s the thing, if that is where the story ended on that cross, then our faith would beContinue reading “He Is Risen”

Prayer and Meditation COVID-19

Just to clarify a few things…. I see a lot of focus on taking time out to meditate today due to the COVID-19 situation and I want to do my part to clarify how to use prayer and meditation to communicate with God. I see lots of words tossed around on social media and IContinue reading “Prayer and Meditation COVID-19”

Solitude and Prayer

I was reminded again today while studying in the book of Mark that Jesus was such a great role model for us to follow as he prioritized and demonstrated his essential need for solitude and time for prayer to be in communication with God the Father.   Many times this resulted in Jesus just sending theContinue reading “Solitude and Prayer”

What would Jesus do?

Jesus was perfectly obedient to God. So how can we grow in our Christ-likeness and obedience to God? Well, let me tell you what I have learned and experienced first hand. I initially did not understand this process until just a few years ago. That’s kind of sad as I have considered myself a followerContinue reading “What would Jesus do?”

What do people really believe about Jesus, Heaven, Earth, and Hell?

How many of my friends have heard about or listen to any of the materials from TheBibleProject.com? There are overviews of each book of the Bible plus information about Jesus and specific topics of interests. If the Bible seems confusing or difficult to follow, it helps to get the high level overview maps and explanationsContinue reading “What do people really believe about Jesus, Heaven, Earth, and Hell?”

Why Do We Pray?

We pray to communicate with God, it’s that simple! Prayer is simply just talking to God. You can talk to him as you would a friend by sharing how you are feeling, what concerns you, what makes you happy, your thankfulness for his blessings, and to ask for forgiveness of your sins (all of them..likeContinue reading “Why Do We Pray?”

You Are Loved!

Holidays or days with a “Title” can be difficult for some. Like Valentines Day which highlights if we are single and causes us to focus on how it feels to be alone. It points out even if we have our person or are married whether or not we received any special validation, any special kindness,Continue reading “You Are Loved!”

The Joy of Christmas – God Joins the Human Race

A quick update since I published these points and scriptures last year leading up to Christmas, I have tried to focus on the Joy of being in fellowship with Jesus throughout each day.  I can tell you that I certainly can recognize the difference that this effort has made in my life. In the past,Continue reading “The Joy of Christmas – God Joins the Human Race”

The Joy of Christmas – The Joy of Living to Fulfill God’s Joyous Will

The Joy of Christmas – Part 2 of 3 The Joy of Living to Fulfill God’s Joyous Will God has a will for each of us that is more than just to celebrate the birth of Jesus at Christmas or go to church on Sunday, but for each of us to make Him known, toContinue reading “The Joy of Christmas – The Joy of Living to Fulfill God’s Joyous Will”