Hallmark Christmas or Saving Private Ryan?

“The king of Babylon now stands at the fork, uncertain whether to attack Jerusalem or Rabbah. He calls his magicians to look for omens. They cast lots by shaking arrows from the quiver. They inspect the livers of animal sacrifices.” (Ezekiel 21:21 NLT) We tend to see our life from one of two distinct vantageContinue reading “Hallmark Christmas or Saving Private Ryan?”

Who’s Leading Your Worship?

“But I assure you of this: If you ever forget the Lord your God and follow other gods, worshiping and bowing down to them, you will certainly be destroyed.” (Exodus 8:19 NLT) Worship is a very serious issue, because worship gives visibility to who and what we are allowing to rule our hearts and lives.Continue reading “Who’s Leading Your Worship?”

Why Sin Matters!

“But afterward Jesus found him in the Temple and told him, ‘Now you are well; so stop sinning, or something even worse may happen to you.’” (John 5:14 NLT) The man to whom Jesus spoke in the above verse had been lying by the pool of Bethesda, hoping to be able to get into theContinue reading “Why Sin Matters!”