Sin

Genesis

Genesis 3:24 | Expatriates No More

How did we get here? People hate each other. The political is so emotional that people can’t stand to be around each other. Wars between neighboring countries are ongoing. Citizens in cities are not safe to be out on the town without […]

Genesis

Genesis 3:1 | Yes He Said That

God did say do not eat from that tree? We all think we are smart until that moment we are hustled and tricked into doing something stupid. Anyone ever send money to some Nigerian prince? Never paid too much for a junk […]

1 Corinthians 5:5 | Church, Flesh, and Spirit

Paul writing to the church in Corinth is responding to news of unashamed sexual deviancy in the church. There is a person living with his “father’s wife” and the church at this location has accepted his life and his choice. The mantra […]

1 Thessalonians

1 Thessalonians 2:4 | Desires are Trouble

Action is a physical act of manipulating something within time and space. Taking a step forward is a manipulation of muscle and bone to move the leg and this represents an action. Desire however is an idea in the mind and is […]

1 Samuel 2:25 | Intercede for Me

I have made mistakes and hurt people. I cringe when some of those events come to mind. What happens when make mistakes are made that reach the court system? The idea of getting wrapped up in court or dealing with police would […]

Hebrews

Hebrews 9:16 | Why did Jesus Need to Die?

Death is such an ugly business. Especially brutality and murder. Outside of the voyeuristic obsession moviegoers seem to have with death most people push the aging and sick off to the sides of society. Personally, to my good fortune and shame, I […]

Romans

Romans 7:14 | Mind or Body?

YOLO or You only live once. One might hear this called out as encouragement to someone about to do something bold, crazy, extreme, or stupid usually to gain a rush of adrenaline and excitement from the act. “You only live once” is […]

John

John 9:3 | Jesus Does Heal for God’s Glory

Why does it seem that so many have cancer and yet many loose the fight even with much prayer? Is Jesus really a healer and does he still heal today? The answer is yes to both however we need to explore why […]

Exodus

Exodus 10:12 | Confession

Have you ever done anything wrong? Have you ever done something stupid that you regret? Have you hurt someone close to you because of your own selfish choices? I have. It is not easy to talk about and I can’t imagine that […]