Posts from 2018

How well do you love others?

Ezekiel 3:17–2117“Son of man, I have made you a watchman for the house of Israel. Whenever you hear a word from my mouth, you shall give them warning from me. 18If I say to the wicked, ‘You shall surely die,’ and you give him no warning, nor speak to warn the wicked from his wicked…

We need biblical openness in the church!

Hebrews 3:12–13 12Take care, brothers, lest there be in any of you an evil, unbelieving heart, leading you to fall away from the living God. 13But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called “today,” that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin. “Moral Relativism (or Ethical Relativism)…

He who supplies the power gets the glory

2 Peter 1:3–5 “3His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence, 4by which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become partakers of the…

We need to be real!

Proverbs 4:23–24 23Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life. 24Put away from you crooked speech, and put devious talk far from you. While hunting in northern Colorado a few years ago, our pursuit of elk that day took us up above timberline. The hike was demanding, and our…

How do you approach worship and fellowship with brothers and sisters in Christ?  

Acts 2:46-47 – 46 And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they received their food with glad and generous hearts, 47 praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to their number day by day those who were being saved. Christian worship and the Christian…

The Fruit of Spirit-empowered Patience is Sweet

Galatians 5:22–23 22But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. Men and women have a variety of ways for their hearts, controlled by the flesh, to manifest themselves. These include “sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits…