Monthly Archive: April 2017

Saved, Now What?

I hear it all the time from new Christians–they’d recently obeyed the call to come to Jesus, but now they’re asking themselves, now what? The next steps the new Christian takes, after receiving salvation, is totally up to them. The bible doesn’t explicitly spell out what the new Christian should do...

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Remember The Cross: Sealed With A Kiss

One of the worst things you can go through in life is being betrayed by someone you love and trust. Being lied on or lied to, being cheated on, and stabbed in the back may cause you to seek your own brand of justice with the hope that the person...

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Remember The Cross: He Did It For Love

As I reflect on the cross I’m reminded of Abraham and Isaac. Abraham loved Isaac, he was the one and only son of Abraham and through him, Abraham and his descendants were to be a great nation. Abraham also loved God, even more than the son God had given him. I...

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Remember The Cross: The Build Up (Palm Sunday)

During the time that Jesus walked the Earth, His people were being oppressed by the ruthless Roman empire. The Jews desire for the promised Messiah was very great among the people, but many didn’t view Jesus as the Savior the God of Abraham promised. He didn’t fit what they thought...

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Remember The Cross: My Reflection

  Tomorrow will mark the start of the Christian Holy Week beginning with Palm Sunday and concluding a week later on Resurrection Sunday. While I’m not a big Lent participator, I do like to reflect on my Lord and Savior sacrifice during Holy week. This year I wanted to reflect...

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Overcoming My Fear

  Fear is powerful. Fear has its purpose. Fear has its place. There are times when fear is absolutely necessary for survival, but those times are few and far in between. Fear is paralyzing. Fear is deceptive. Fear disguises itself as other emotions and behavior patterns. Not recognizing fear for what...