A Thank You Letter to God

A Thank You Letter to God

Romans 1:8 says:  “First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you because the news of your faith is being reported in all the world.”  In this verse, Paul begins to reveal the heart of a person who is following Jesus.  Paul had not been to visit Rome when...
PRAY FOR OUR NATION

PRAY FOR OUR NATION

Romans 12:12 reads “Rejoice in hope; be patient in affliction; be persistent in prayer.”  Joe Biden will be inaugurated as the 46th president of the United States today.  Here is some trivia for you regarding past inaugurations.  On March 4, 1841, William Harrison,...
Worship means total commitment

Worship means total commitment

Romans 12:1-2 reads “Therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, I urge you to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God; this is your spiritual worship.  Do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so...
Advent: Peace

Advent: Peace

One of the themes of Advent is Peace.  We promote Christmas as being a message of peace.    Glory to God in the highest heaven, and peace on earth to people He favors.   Of course, there is something unsettling about this.  I don’t feel peace and there is probably a...
Thanksgiving Gives us Peace

Thanksgiving Gives us Peace

Romans 5:1 reads “Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.”  Jack Dawson once painted a picture entitled “Peace In the Midst of the Storm”.  You can google it.  It is a picture of a bird with its babies in...