Death – Final and Total (! or ?)

Few people are looking forward to death. If we see something dead, it seems irreversible, total, final. We don’t want it that way for us, but we can’t prevent it or reverse it. That’s the helpless state of humans. We love life and the people in our lives. Being powerless to prevent our separation from…

Will He Do It If You Trust Him?

Integrity is an uncommon quality. We are all born into sin and none of us escapes its hold on us or its manifestation through us. Under perceived threat, or simply to advance our interests, we will sacrifice our integrity. God is not like us in that regard. He cannot do or be what he is…

God’s Economic Plan

Few matters get as much attention nationally as the economy. The current financial situation in many homes is a very hot issue. Our Creator knows we have to eat, that we need clothing and shelter, that we have children and the elderly to care for, that societies need taxes from their citizens to provide services…

Do You Care for Your ‘Sheep’?

Jesus told this parable about caring for Sheep: “I am the good shepherd. A good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. A hired man, who is not a shepherd and whose sheep are not his own, sees a wolf coming and leaves the sheep and runs away, and the wolf catches and scatters them. This is
because he works for pay and has no concern for the sheep.” How about in today’s work context?

Who is He? What Did He Do for Me?

In Philippians chapter 2, we learn something about Jesus that should govern our behavior and language in all circumstances. Summarized it says: “Though he was equal with God, he did not cling to his rights as God, but became a servant and accepted death on a cross.” Most of us wouldn’t sacrifice our status in…

Know When God is Leading You

Wanting to know the will of God in a matter is good sense. And because He wants us to know His will, he has given us a sign that confirms His will – numerical repetition.

Food for All — Death for None

Psalm 145:15-16: ‘All look to you in hope and you feed them with the food of the season. And, with generous hand, you satisfy the desires of every living creature