Tag Archives: Church

Why am I here?

We each have a different purpose on this earth and are each given different gifts. These are given so that we may glorify the Lord and go about his work. We are meant to spread the gospel in proper, worthwhile … Continue reading

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Prideful Ignorance

Pride is not only a sin, but the inevitable downfall of many. It’s strange how little you can actually know after years and years of formal education. Street smarts, although different, are also amazing…until they don’t cut it. There are … Continue reading

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What Luck!

“Wow, I can’t believe my luck!” “What a coincidence!” “Well that all worked out nicely!” Some people say these verses and others as if simply random events miraculously worked harmoniously to their benefit and everything came together out of the … Continue reading

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Blessings

I recently read an  article that stated we should stop saying we are blessed when things are going our way. That by using such verbiage, we are insulting or disrespecting all of those in the world that are poor or in dire … Continue reading

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Uninformed

So many people in this world have a tenuous grasp on their faith in God or have no faith at all. Of those, many lose what little faith they do claim because they feel He isn’t listening, or doesn’t care … Continue reading

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The Cost of Inalienable Rights

Freedom of speech. Inalienable rights. We were taught that those were concrete concepts, but are they really? Are there really such things as the freedom to speak as we wish and rights that can’t be taken away? I wonder. While … Continue reading

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Selective Memory

I wanted to build on last weeks thoughts. Since we know that God is ever-present and dwells within us, then why do we so often do and say the wrong things? In Romans, the apostle Paul states that even he … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget!

“My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” Matt 27:46. Those words were spoken by a dying Jesus while hanging on a cross for the salvation of the world. He had done no wrong during his time on Earth … Continue reading

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Foolish me?

The Bible teaches us a concept called firstfruits. Firstfruits is a representation of the expected harvest; an acknowledgement that whatever is to be reaped is given to us by the Lord because everything good comes from him and is under … Continue reading

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Look Again

I recently came across a depiction of “church” that astounded me. I place church in quotations because I am quite sure that the people who depicted it this way have no idea of what the real church is. There are … Continue reading

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