Tag: church

Are you Desperate?

I believe the Bible shows a clear pattern of the necessity of being desperate for God. The pattern goes something like this: God calls someone to Himself who is desperate, they follow for a while, they slowly become less desperate for God, their relationship is ultimately ruined, they are separated from God, they become desperate once again, God calls them…

Brought out of Darkness

Some sat in darkness and in the shadow of death, prisoners in affliction and in irons, for they had rebelled against the words of God, and spurned the counsel of the Most High. So he bowed their hearts down with hard labor; they fell…

Thoughts from Deuteronomy 32

God is a jealous God.  He will not settle for second place.  He is not a backup plan.  Notice in Deuteronomy 34 that He does not talk about the sinful nature of these “no people.”  He does not say that He is glad His…

We must be prepared for the unthinkable

This article was published by the Shelby Star: Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.” – Matthew 19:14 (ESV) Friday, an unspeakable tragedy struck a quite community in Connecticut. …