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Genesis

Genesis 7:1 | Righteousness is Rare

Noah might be one of the most famous people who has ever lived. Most know the story. Movies have been made. Parents read stories to their children. The name is recognizable and instantly associated with the flood, the boat, and all the […]

Acts

Acts 17:28 | Be Poets on a Stage

There comes a time when a decision must be made. I am not a person of action I am an observer soaking in everything I see. I will sit on the outside looking in analyzing and understanding all that is happening. Then […]

James

James 3:5 | How we Burn up our Life

They are just words I did not mean anything by it. Words are just that words. No actions have taken place and talk is just talk. The Bible however disagrees and claims that your entire life can be set on fire just […]

Genesis

Genesis 6:3 | Can Satan Thwart God’s Plans?

God knows everything. There is nothing new for Him to learn. That idea is not really comprehensible for me because I spend every day learning something new and the more I learn the more I realize how little I actually know. As […]

Hebrews

Hebrews 12:2 | Despising the Shame

Shame means different things to different people. Sex and nakedness might be seen as shameful to some but celebrated by others. Honor to avoid shame even unto death is the type of shame Hollywood once made movies about. There is even a […]

Luke

Luke 2:22 | Family Life of Jesus

Jesus was once a child and the Bible communicates two fundamental truths about his childhood that we as children and parents would do well to carry out in our own families. First as parents it is our job to raise our children […]

Christmas Mark

Mark 1:9 | Heavenly Christmas

Christmas truly is the most wonderful time of the year. Luke writes of shepherds, he writes of magical stars, he writes of a babe in the manger, and he gives a detailed account of the birth of our savior Jesus that is […]

Romans

Romans 1:8 | Faith Recognized

What kind of Christianity do you practice? Freewheeling anything goes or rigid rules driven judgements? Critics of Christianity paint Christians as cold judgmental rule keeping hypocrites and those that want Christianity portrayed in a positive light make Christianity out to be a […]

1 Corinthians

1 Corinthians 15:3 | The Very Best Miracle

Miracles are more than just important to Christians, they are foundational to what is believed about the universe, God, and His intervention into the lives of humanity. When people think about miracles, the first thought might be Jesus walking on water or […]

Acts

Acts 3:6 | Divine Appointment

Have you ever crossed paths with a person in a random setting or situation and that interaction changed your life forever? An introduction to a future spouse? Introductions to someone that later provided entry to a job opportunity? Introductions to someone that […]