Once upon a time, there was a man who looked upon Christmas as a lot of humbug. He wasn’t a scrooge. He was a kind and decent person, generous to his family, upright in all his dealings with other men. But
“Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.”
If you can master this simple but powerful principle of being thankful each and every day, God’s Word promises you that you will experience peace; that you will be victorious; that you will not be filled with anxiety…
Interesting during times of tragedy when people of all stripes tend to come together through prayer and offer prayers as a comfort to victims, families, and communities, that the godless among us consider heartfelt prayers either meaningless platitudes that should be done away with, outright offensive, or both.
According to the Bible, believers should go to church regularly so that they can:
- Hear God’s Word taught faithfully
- Pray together
- Be accountable to one another
- Encourage one another
And what of man? Is there no purpose at all for the human race? Or will it simply peter out someday lost in the oblivion of an indifferent universe?
One of my favorite Bible stories is that of Zachaeus from Luke 19:1-10. “Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through. A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy. He wanted to see… Read More ›
I put down the book and wrote in my notebook, ‘the evidence surrounding the claims of Christianity is simply overwhelming…
“My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry.”
– James 1:19