Heaven Is Richer

“Then, when our dying bodies have been transformed into bodies that will never die, this Scripture will be fulfilled: ‘Death is swallowed up in victory. O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting?’ For sin is the sting that results in death, and the law gives sin its power. But thankContinue reading “Heaven Is Richer”

What Is the Age of Accountability?

“Then He said, ‘I tell you the truth, unless you turn from your sins and become like little children, you will never get into the Kingdom of Heaven.” (Matthew 18:3 NLT) Because responding to Jesus’ invitation to follow Him is generally believed to be an adult decision, the issue then becomes, what happens to aContinue reading “What Is the Age of Accountability?”

What Is Your Clever Disguise?

“So we are Christ’s ambassadors; God is making His appeal through us.” (2 Corinthians 5:20a NLT) Ron Hutchcraft wrote in a recent devotional: “The pastor of a mega church in America was meeting one of the ladies in his church one time and he said, ‘What do you do?’ and she said, ‘Well, Pastor, I’mContinue reading “What Is Your Clever Disguise?”

You Are Welcome to Come to the Wedding!

“And I saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven like a bride beautifully dressed for her husband.” (Revelation 21:2 NLT) In Matthew 22 Jesus used a wedding feast as the theme of one of His parables. Parables, as a rule, have one main point, and the point ofContinue reading “You Are Welcome to Come to the Wedding!”

What Is Generosity?

“But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.” (Galatians 5:22-23 NLT) Everything we have has been given to us as a grace-gift. “But wait a minute,” you may be thinking. “Didn’t I sacrifice and invest years of my life for myContinue reading “What Is Generosity?”