Honor Your Father and Mother

Sep 25, 2023

Our parents are not perfect people who have loved us perfectly throughout our lives. What we receive from our parents is usually a combination of love for their children and an expression of their faults as well—that defines a good parent. Not so great parents may abuse or mistreat their children, they may be alcoholics […]

Living Out Our Commitment to God

Sep 18, 2023

  It is not enough to believe in the Trinity, to follow the beliefs of your church, and to not live out your beliefs in every aspect of your life.  We must, over time, turn our intentions, our actions, our beliefs, and all of our relationships to Christ, so that He will be able to […]

The Truth Will Set You Free!

Sep 18, 2023

9.18.23   Jesus left us this promise in John 8:32: “The truth shall set you free.” I don’t think He was telling us to shout it from the rooftops, to tell everyone the truth about us, but more to admit the whole truth of who we are to ourselves and to God so that we […]

The 10 Commandments Tell Us How to Love God

Sep 11, 2023

  The first four of the Ten Commandments (Exodus 20:2-17) are clear that we are only to worship God, not anything or anyone else, that He is to be first for us in our hearts and minds and souls. No other images to worship, no misusing His name, but we are to honor the Sabbath […]

“Old Friends”

Sep 04, 2023

As I have followed Jesus to the best of my ability, and with amazing help from the Lord, I had hoped that all the old tendencies in me to worry or judge or fear in any way would go away as God healed me of the issues that stood between me and Him. But, all […]