August 6 – Response

The joyful shouting and weeping mingled together in a loud noise that could be heard far in the distance. (Ezra 3:13) Read: Ezra 3:1-4:23, 1 Corinthians 2:6-3:4, Psalm 28:1-9, Proverbs 20:24-25  Relate: Have you ever been to an event or moment in time where the reaction from the crowd was loud and emotional but mixed? I am…

April 21 – Stimulus And Response

Emotions are not truly good or bad things. The good and the evil are actually the stimuli that create the emotions as well as the response these emotions create.

First Response

He fell to his knees, shouting, “Lord, don’t charge them with this sin!” And with that, he died. (Acts 7:60) Read: 1 Kings 8:1-66, Acts 7:51 – 8:13, Psalm 129:1-8, Proverbs 17:1 Relate: I have never been stoned. Neither have I ever had men throwing rocks at me to the point of death. However, there was one…

August 23 – Right Question, Wrong Application

Does God twist justice? Does the Almighty twist what is right? (Job 8:3) Read: Job 8:1 – 11:20, 1 Corinthians 15:1-28, Psalm 38:1-22, Proverbs 21:28-29 Relate: If God is all good and all powerful, why does evil exist? How can we call God just if people are going to spend an eternity in torment for bad the decisions…

Are You King

Then Pilate went back into his headquarters and called for Jesus to be brought to him. “Are you the king of the Jews?” he asked him. Jesus replied, “Is this your own question, or did others tell you about me?” “Am I a Jew?” Pilate retorted. “Your own people and their leading priests brought you…

My First Response (6/11/13)

Read: 1Kings 8:1-66, Acts 7:51-8:13, Psalm 129:1-8, Proverbs 17:1  He fell to his knees, shouting, “Lord, don’t charge them with this sin!” And with that, he died. (Acts 7:60) Relate: I’m not one to hold grudges. I don’t get mad easily. I try not to, but what I do, is get even. I have a way with…