God Graciously Took My Crown 

It is a bothersome thing to know what people want to hear. It ties my heart into knots to see people try to climb out of the barrel in their own way. I see desperation in their eyes; as they look ahead as well as looking behind in an attempt to live to two worlds. … Continue reading

Theoretical Christianity

Mark 10 17 And as he was setting out on his journey, a man ran up and knelt before him and asked him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 18 And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good except God alone. 19 You know … Continue reading

Never Should Have Made It

Ezekiel 36:22-24 “Therefore say to the house of Israel, Thus says the Lord God: It is not for your sake, O house of Israel, that I am about to act, but for the sake of my holy name, which you have profaned among the nations to which you came. And I will vindicate the holiness … Continue reading

God Graciously Removed My Crown

Colossians 2 14 by canceling the record of debt that stood against us with its legal demands. This he set aside, nailing it to the cross. 15 He disarmed the rulers and authorities and put them to open shame, by triumphing over them in him. Our biggest handicap is our sight.  We can’t see anything because our eyes get in the way of our vision.  You would assume that the bigger the object, the more clearly we see it; but this is not the case at all.  We actually see with principalities, ideas, ambitions and self determent … Continue reading

Will Power is No Power

His father says “I don’t think you should do that, you are not strong enough to handle one corner trust me!” The boy feels insulted at his dad’s suggestion of his weakness. His father lets him try because his son is impeding progress.

Pharaoh or Moses

We are either Pharaoh or Moses, leading people to death or life which one are you? Exodus 14:16-18 English Standard Version (ESV) 16 Lift up your staff, and stretch out your hand over the sea and divide it, that the people of Israel may go through the sea on dry ground. 17And I will harden … Continue reading

God’s Grace

Saved by grace! There is no greater majestic theme for the Christian. It eliminates all grounds of boasting. Salvation by God’s sovereign grace gives a wonderful assurance. We have security in salvation because our sovereign God elected us in eternity, adopted us into His family, regenerated us, and sealed us with His Spirit. To appreciate … Continue reading

Five Golden Links in Salvation

God is at work in all the many detailed circumstances of our lives to accomplish His eternal purpose. How much does God love us? Just let me count the many ways. Here are five to begin our quest. “For those whom He foreknew, He also predestined to become conformed to the image of His Son, … Continue reading

The Distances between the Lips and the Heart

Trials and Temptations When times are good and life seems to agree with us. When the world and its ruler seem to stay far away; life is wonderful. We feel that God is with us and we can do no wrong. We become complacent and our guard is lowered. We become content with our worldly … Continue reading

The Gospel starts with Sin

If we are born sinners then how can a bad tree produce good fruit? If our good works are like filthy rags to God than how bad are our bad works? We are lost and if we can’t admit that we are lost we will never accept direction.