Tag Archive for Jesus Christ

Rest in the shade of this tree

How many ways can one be told to rest in a week? I can tell you. During a restorative session with a yoga instructor: “Your feet are puffy. You need to put your feet up as often as you can—sneak…

No More Scarlet Letters

W. Somerset Maugham once said, “There is hardly anyone whose sexual life, if it were broadcast, would not fill the world at large with surprise and horror.” With networks and newspapers broadcasting another New York Congressman’s sordid sexual secrets, and…

Neither Do I Condemn You.

The story of the adulterous woman in John 7:53–8:11 raises important questions: How were the Scriptures preserved centuries before the printing press? Is the text we have original? Is the account even true? While most evangelical scholars agree that the…

Shaken not Stirred

Surely you have heard the term, “Shaken, not stirred.” The terminology has been widely used to refer to personal preference over how an alcoholic beverage is prepared. I do not condone alcoholic drinking and personally believe in full abstinence from anything that has the power to alter our mind or how we think under its influence.

Have Faith in God

By: Mark Baker Hebrews 13:8 Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever. Reading through the Bible from the very beginning, there is one consistent theme, God’s great love and compassion towards us. He is unchangeable, and in this…

Jesus wept.

Today we are going to talk about the three shortest verses in the bible, but this does not mean today’s sermon will be short! It’s quite the opposite because the bible, more that any other written word in the world,…

Why Easter?

“I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one can come to the Father except through me.” Jesus said these words in John 14:6. These are the words that have divided men of all faith and background for…

The Power of Prayer and Forgiveness

I sin. I admit it and I hate it. Sin is like a cheap drug that worms its way through your body until it attaches and embeds itself deep within your flesh. It is an addiction. Sin is the behavior…