We love heroic stands against overwhelming odds. We cheer on defiant charges against insurmountable opponents. Win, lose, or draw, facing the impossible is the stuff of which legends are born.
What is in a name? Does what we are called match up with who we are?
“Beware of false prophets who come disguised as harmless sheep but are really vicious wolves. You can identify them by their fruit, that is, by the way they act… Yes, just as you can identify a tree by its fruit, so you can identify people by their actions. (Matthew 7:15-16, 20) Read: Genesis 20:1-22:24, Matthew 7:15-29, Psalm 9:1-12,…
I know how I am living, and I know what God has promised. The discrepancy tells me that there is definitely a disconnect. He has given us everything we need, but we are not utilizing everything he has given us.
Just as each person is destined to die once and after that comes judgment, so also Christ was offered once for all time as a sacrifice to take away the sins of many people. He will come again, not to deal with our sins, but to bring salvation to all who are eagerly waiting for him.…
Do you know what there are none of in the gospels? Funerals. There not a single recorded incidence of Jesus going to a funeral and it not turning into a celebration.
Dead people had a bad habit of coming back to life whenever Jesus was around.