Jonah 1-4: The prophet who hated people.

October 30, 2015. Daily Reading: Jonah 1-4. Background: The book of Jonah is the fifth of the minor prophets and tells quite a story of a prophet who tried to run from his call from God. This story is a favorite children’s story, though the version that is told to children is often very different…

Who do you worship?

December 23, 2014. There is a popular song out there today that I love the music of and the way it is written, but its message is so bad that I do not like to listen to it. As you might guess from the name and the opening sentence, “Take me to church” by Hozier…

I have a question for you- it’s important.

December 21, 2014. Today’s post is going to very short in words, but very deep thought. But it’s going to take effort on your part. I have a question for you, and I want to know your answer. If you are a Christian, Why do you believe in Jesus? That is your task. If someone…

How long…?

November 11, 2014. When I am reading through the bible, there is a phrase that usually sticks out to me when I come across it. It is a phrase that cry for a change in action or situation, one that embodies emotion and makes a statement to whatever audience it is addressed to. The phrase…

Who is man, that can before thee stand?

September 26, 2014. “But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.”Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I…

What happens after death?

June 7, 2014. Let’s ask that question that no one wants to think about, or at least so seems to be the case often. What is going to happen to you after you die? It’s a legitement question. Sometimes we get in this mindset of “modern man” where we think we are much smarter than…

Why is it, Lord?

May 24, 2014. Lord God above all that ever is, Praise and honor are due you. To him who sits on the throne of heaven, Let all creation praise as is due. Why is it, Lord, why is it so? We are unworthy to call your name. Why is it, Lord, why is it so?…

Self examination.

May 14, 2014. Today’s post will be short and sweet, but to get anything out of it, there will have to be some work on your part. I was having a discussion today, and when we came to talk about specific doctrines and belief, one of my first go to questions is “Why? Why do…

Are we Christians?

May 11, 2014. Today we ask a hard question. It’s a question that I don’t like to ask, but one that I believe is necessary. Before we continue on, just know that today’s post is not for the casual reader who does not like conflict or questions that challenge his or her faith. If this…

Let us reason together.

March 22, 2014. “Come now, let us reason together, says the Lord: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool.” (Isaiah 1:18) Two children are playing with a kickball outside, kicking it back and forth, laughing and having a marvelous time. The boy…