Jesus

The chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were looking for [some] evidence against Jesus so that they could put him to death. But they did not find any, though many false witnesses came forward. Finally two came forward and declared, “This fellow said, ‘I am able to destroy the temple of God and rebuild it… Continue reading Jesus

Love

…is God’s message We are one human race made up of billions of INDIVIDUALS. We each have unique thoughts, so having different detail beliefs about God is expected. If we think rationally about one another’s cultural inheritance and respect that we each have unique life experiences. We can gently question the “only Christians make it… Continue reading Love

Matter of Color

James was the half brother of Jesus Christ. Of all the Bible authors, he may have had the most intimate mortal relationship with Jesus. I think we learn from James what it was like growing up with Christ. “My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to… Continue reading Matter of Color

The Plow

“When a farmer plows for planting, does he plow continually? Does he keep on breaking up and working the soil? When he has leveled the surface, does he not sow caraway and scatter cumin? Does he not plant wheat in its place, barley in its plot, and spelt in its field? His God instructs him… Continue reading The Plow

Satan

“Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.” 1 Peter 5:8 NIV Satan is the great divider. The more we resist life’s evil temptations and make ourselves aware of Satan and his evil ways, the weaker his influence on us. Satan wants us… Continue reading Satan

Audience

“Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.” James 1:22 NIV God has a plan. He loves us all. His plan is proof… His good and perfect plan! He spells His plan out for us many times over. His messaging is broadcast multiple times throughout Scripture and Nature. Sometimes we miss… Continue reading Audience

Heaven

“He alone stretches out the heavens and treads on the waves of the sea.” Job 9:8 NIV God doesn’t reveal how we will appear physically in Heaven. Jesus wasn’t easily recognized by His friend Mary Magdalene or His followers after the resurrection. God does not reveal EVERYTHING to us at once. Sometimes he waits a lifetime. Some of us need… Continue reading Heaven