The Scriptures paint a very bleak picture of the spiritual condition of man. There is no soft-selling it nor candy-coating it, or even dunking it in the world’s most expensive perfume. Take a look at the picture painted by the Scriptures, the Word of God. Ephesians 2:1-3 “And you were dead in the trespasses andContinue reading “Real Hope for Real Life”
“What in the world is going on?” Have you said that to yourself or out loud recently? I have for sure! If you read the headlines, if you watch your favourite news channel on television, there is an inundation of frightening revelations of sin that for decades
It has been a very difficult week. Harder than most. We have witnessed the absolute horrific tragedy of the church shootings in a tiny town deep in the heart of Texas. How in the world do we make sense of that?
Whenever we begin to think about “me first”, like the disciples did in Jesus’day, we unknowingly begin to hurt ourselves. We convince ourselves in thinking that this is something we deserve!
It’s not over yet! There are times in life when we think that we have it all figured out and just then God throw us a curveball that knocks us right off our feet! We are left wondering, “What was that all about?”
You and I are bombarded with thousands of messages every single day! With all of those, it is very easy for us to lose our way in everything we hear everyday.
You can’t make it on your own. You need help. Contrary to popular thinking, it is not a sign of weakness to arrive at that conclusion. In fact, one of the great dichotomies of the Bible is this, “When I am weak, then I am strong.”
I have discovered that there are few things in life as slippery as the concept of hope. Have you ever said this or had someone say to you,”Hey, why don’t we get together real soon.” Or, “It has been so long, we ought to have you over.” You express a desire to make plans for somethingContinue reading “The Reality of Our Hope”