Ever do something you wish we could undo? Ever said something you later wished you could take back? Opportunities missed and mistakes made making you disappointed in yourself. Ever wish you could turn back the clock or somehow start afresh hoping to do better next time? Trouble is after too many disappointments we feel like … Continue reading Out With The Old In With The New
Around the end of the year people are often encouraged to make a New Year resolution. Giving something up, making a start on something, getting something finished, we’ve all had them. Jesus spoke to a man in the Bible and asked him to give something up to follow Jesus with his whole heart. Jesus wanted … Continue reading The One Thing
Here are the answers to yesterdays "Can you separate fact from fiction in the Christmas story?" T There are no records of Joseph speaking in the Christmas story. I'm sure he said something, but there is absolutely no record of him speaking at all. F The wise men were three kings from the orient. The … Continue reading What Really Happened?
Can you separate fact from fiction in the Christmas story? Test your knowledge by answering "T" or "F" to each statement. Answer will be here tomorrow. There are no records of Joseph speaking in the Christmas story. The wise men were three kings from the orient. The little drummer boy came to the manger after … Continue reading True or False
The first followers of Jesus got together weekly, and sometimes daily, to worship God. They would share time together in each other’s homes. Paul and the other apostles’ letters were sent to church communities that gathered in various cities to be read aloud together. They got together with other believers to worship Jesus, hear the … Continue reading Going To Church?
In Colossians chapter two Paul not only exposes fakes like legalistic law keepers and superstitious mysticism that attempt to distort truth and deceive believers, he also explains the way to press on in spiritual maturity. The mystics who claimed to have grand visions and encounters with angels in worship failed in the most basic issue … Continue reading Grow Up.
In Colossians chapter two along with legalism robbing Christians of their joy, Paul also deals with mysticism which does the same. Legalism and mysticism seem to always have been around, and they are around today. Paul writes, "Let no one keep defrauding you of your prize by delighting in self-abasement and the worship of the … Continue reading Mysticism