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

Thanks, But I’m Good

Luke 7:47 Therefore I tell you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven—for she loved much. But he who is forgiven little, loves little.” Have you ever honestly and truly thought about Jesus and what He has done for you?  I mean really really looked at the grace and love that He freely gives and … Continue reading

Actors and Hypocists

Matthew 15:7-9 You hypocrites! Well did Isaiah prophesy of you, when he said: “‘This people honors me with their lips,but their heart is far from me; in vain do they worship me,teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.’” Strong’s Concordance hupokrités: one who answers, an actor, a hypocrite 5273 hypokritḗs (a masculine noun derived from 5259 /hypó, “under” and 2919/krínō, … Continue reading

Save Me From Me

Matthew 3:17 From that time Jesus began to [g]preach and say, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” Mark 1:15 And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel. Often times when we become Christians we are encouraged to repent of our sins.  Actually, it is a must … Continue reading

Let’s Pretend

We just want to hear how great we are and how special we are. We forbid anyone from saying that we are not good. To be called a sinner brings to mind the outcasts of society. We feel that we  are saints and how dare ministers refuse to preach sermons that lifts us up even … Continue reading

Press In

Matthew 6:6-8 But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you. And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their … Continue reading

Which One are You?

Matthew 9:10-13 English Standard Version (ESV) 10 And as Jesus[a] reclined at table in the house, behold, many (A)tax collectors and sinners came and were reclining with Jesus and his disciples. 11 And when the Pharisees saw this, they said to his disciples, (B)“Why does your teacher eat with (C)tax collectors and sinners?” 12 But when he heard it, he said, “Those who are well … Continue reading

Salvation: Lost and Found

I recently posted and article about the basis of salvation and faith. And this is the point I was seeking to make: ” So in part, establish your faith on your salvation and you will not waver nor will you stumble. If you can trust Christ to save you from the wrath of God and … Continue reading

Don’t Covet

Ten Commandments #10 Exodus 20:17″You shall not covet your neighbor’s house. You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his manservant or maidservant, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor.”(NIV) Covet – Chamad 1) to desire, covet, take pleasure in, delight in a) (Qal) to desire b) (Niphal) to be desirable … Continue reading

Don’t Lie

Ten Commandments #9  Exodus 20:16 “You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor”.(NIV) Matthew Henry Commentary: The ninth commandment concerns our own and our neighbor’s good name. This forbids speaking falsely on any matter, lying, equivocating, and any way devising or designing to deceive our neighbor. Speaking unjustly against our neighbor, to hurt his … Continue reading