We are all hoping that ’21 will be a better year than ’20. The scary thing is, as low as that bar might be, there is no guarantee that it will be.
It wouldn’t be worthy of respect if I could kick the dog without fear of retaliation. In the same way, when we do evil or dishonor God, of course there will be consequences. The power and goodness of God demand it. By definition, we should and do have a fear, a healthy reverence of God.
Even the best of things can become our idol. In what do we place our faith?
If God were to show Ezekiel our sins today rather than those of Israel back then, what would he see?
“Son of man, I have appointed you as a watchman for Israel. Whenever you receive a message from me, warn people immediately. If I warn the wicked, saying, ‘You are under the penalty of death,’ but you fail to deliver the warning, they will die in their sins. And I will hold you responsible for their…
“Son of man,” he said, “I am sending you to the nation of Israel, a rebellious nation that has rebelled against me. They and their ancestors have been rebelling against me to this very day. They are a stubborn and hard-hearted people. But I am sending you to say to them, ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says!’ And…
If God calls me to something that is destined to fail, would I do it anyways?
God doesn’t just want to be Lord over the big things in our life. When death is staring us right in the face, it is easy to cry out to Him… What about those small things?
Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead, I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us. (Philippians 3:13-14) Read: Isaiah 66:1-24, Philippians 3:4-21, Psalm 74:1-23, Proverbs 24:15-16 Relate: I had about a hundred dollars to my name when I left for Texas.…
All religions are not the same. All belief systems are not the same. Yes, there might be some similarities, but those similarities are those which are common to all humanity.