A clean conscience is perhaps one of the most stress-free states of living one can achieve. The blessings of God come with no dirty baggage, no laundered money. They are clean. Enjoy them with no regrets. He wanted you to have them. Nobody was hurt in the process so you don’t have to worry.Read More
The crowds thought they knew what they wanted and needed. Just like we so often do. We need money, food, a job.
What the crowds saw in Jesus was the deal of a lifetime. They thought he would provide for their needs, perhaps even run a government on miracles, and finally bring justice to the governing system. They saw the “little” miracles but the missed the “real” one.Read More blessings, Bread of life
Our church is located in the heart of downtown where we are surrounded by business folks who spend a lot of time strategizing how to make a profit. It is a fair concern for that is their work. But, James reminds us that we don’t know what tomorrow will bring.
Most people view this as a warning to be cautious for terrible things could happen tomorrow.Read More blessings, tomorrow, God is in control
Read Reflect When you look back over your life, when you consider all the things you have accomplished, when you think about all the things you have (even if they are few) may your heart be filled with humble praise and adoration to the Lord for his goodness to you. For all these things are […]Read More trust, arrogance, self-sufficiency, blessings
As far as most people are concerned, sincerity counts when it comes to religion. It doesn’t matter that the religions of the world often teach doctrines that are mutually contradictory. What counts is a person’s sincerity: so long as the practioner is sincere about what s/he believes, their belief system is valid and they can be “saved.”Read More salvation, blessings, sincerity, the Law, God’s gifts