Seek to Show Love

Romans 12:9-11, 13 Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality. I … Continue reading


Romans 7 14 We know that the law is spiritual; but I am unspiritual, sold as a slave to sin. 15 I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate I do. 16 And if I do what I do not want to do, I agree that the law is … Continue reading

Uncovering Our Counterfeit Gods

The following questions are also posted on by Greg Wilson Thirteen Questions on Discerning Idols (from Soul Idolatry Excludes Men Out of Heaven, by Puritan Pastor David Clarkson) What do you most highly value? What do you think about by default? What is your highest goal? To what or whom are you most committed? Who or … Continue reading


Just a few thoughts…. Contentment is godliness; covetousness leads to idolatry  Do the thing you fear the most, and the death of fear is certain. Proverbs 28:1The wicked flee when no one is pursuing, but the righteous are bold as a lion.  How can the box take the diamonds glory? yet clay vessels steal God‘s … Continue reading

Now What?

Image via Wikipedia My four year old son at dinner yesterday said “thank God I’m alive”. For a child to understand what it means to be alive is amazing. But as a adult its a little more deeper than just being alive. Why are we so glad to be alive? What is it in our … Continue reading

Faithful with the Gospel

Matthew 25:14-30 Parable of the Talents 14“Again, it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted his property to them. 15To one he gave five talents[a] of money, to another two talents, and to another one talent, each according to his ability. Then he went on his journey. 16The man … Continue reading

The Model Prayer: Our Father

Image via Wikipedia Augustine said, “Prayer calms and purifies the heart and makes it more capacious for receiving the Divine gifts. God is always ready to give us His light, but we are not always ready to receive it. By prayer we open channels through which blessings, which are always ready, may flow.” Have you … Continue reading

Light of Day

I feel like a man who is deep in sleep in a home of glass walls.  Slowly are the shades being drawn up and one by one does their absent allow the light to shine in.  As the light pours into the darkness, it disturbs my rest.  I do all that I can to cover … Continue reading

Your Treasure Today, Satan’s Foothold Tomorrow

Matthew 6:19-24 Treasures in heaven 19“Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. 21For where your treasure is, there your … Continue reading

Sin, Faith, Duty

Luke 17 1Jesus said to his disciples: “Things that cause people to sin are bound to come, but woe to that person through whom they come. 2It would be better for him to be thrown into the sea with a millstone tied around his neck than for him to cause one of these little ones … Continue reading