Good Morning! Before we start looking at the churches of Revelation, I want to explore the big-picture application. You see, these letters were written to individual churches in Asia Minor which is modern-day Turkey. Yet, Jesus signs them each off with a phrase that makes the lesson applicable to all readers: To the one who … Continue reading 2019-01-18 Like Our First Love.
Good Morning! Before we start looking at the churches of Revelation, let me explain where I’m going with all this stuff. It starts with me and my walk with Jesus. You see, there are passages in the bible that really make me wonder if I am barely scratching the surface of faith. Let’s take a … Continue reading 2019-01-17 Restless Spirit!
Good Morning! We have been exploring the idea of being holy and how it perhaps may be more important WHO we are rather than what we do. What do you think about that? I left with the following questions. Who are we? Do we look like the people God has appointed us to be? How … Continue reading 2019-01-16 Glad I’m Not Like THEM!
Good Morning! What do you think about my assertation yesterday that our chief aim on earth is to be holy? Actually, might it be better to say it is to BECOME holy? But what is holy? The Smart Lookup of my email program says holy is an adjective. It describes something “dedicated or consecrated to … Continue reading 2019-01-15 It’s Time To Rethink This.
Good Morning! We’re halfway through what is supposed to be the coldest month of winter. So far, we’ve had it easy in Central Minnesota. I am hoping for a little snow. Fear. We looked into this in detail on Friday in our examination Jesus’ calming the storm. I’m not sure if I know anyone who … Continue reading 2019-01-14 A Coward By Nature?
Good Morning! Yesterday, we examined that Jesus teaches us that fear is attributable to a lack of faith. Does that seem harsh? Think about it. The guys in the boat were scared out of their wits, and what does Jesus tell them? He asks them two questions. “Why are you so afraid? Have you still … Continue reading 2019-01-11 Uncommon Courage.
Good Morning! To continue on with our theme of Jesus’ return, let’s look more at being ready. Our citizenship is in heaven, right? One way or another, Jesus is coming to get us (either by angels when we die or at the rapture), so we look forward to that, right? In the meantime, we are … Continue reading 2019-01-10 Easy As Pie!