Have You Thought About Your Retirement Home…After Death?

“And just as each person is destined to die once and after that comes judgment, so also Christ died once for all time as a sacrifice to take away the sins of many people. He will come again, not to deal with our sins, but to bring salvation to all who are eagerly waiting forContinue reading “Have You Thought About Your Retirement Home…After Death?”

What’s Your View?

“Then the righteous will shine like the sun in their Father’s Kingdom. Anyone with ears to hear should listen and understand!” (Matthew 13:43 NLT) While on a mission’s trip to Mexico a few of us decided to maximize our free time by climbing a mountain. Our time was limited so we wanted to get asContinue reading “What’s Your View?”

The “Thing” We Need Most

“And may you have the power to understand, as all God’s people should, how wide, how long, how high, and how deep His love is. May you experience the love of Christ, though it is too great to understand fully. Then you will be made complete with all the fullness of life and power thatContinue reading “The “Thing” We Need Most”

Boundaries (Part 2)

 “Don’t you realize that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, who lives in you and was given to you by God? You do not belong to yourself, for God bought you with a high price. So you must honor God with your body.” (1 Corinthians 6:19-20 NLT) In yesterday’s post we lookedContinue reading “Boundaries (Part 2)”

Are You Ready for Heaven?

“But I warn you – unless your righteousness is better than the righteousness of the teachers of religious law and the Pharisees you will never enter the Kingdom of Heaven!” (Matthew 5:20 NLT) These words of Jesus were given in the context of His Sermon on the Mount, which was given early in His publicContinue reading “Are You Ready for Heaven?”

The Greater Work

“But we prayed to our God and guarded the city day and night to protect ourselves.” (Nehemiah 4:9 NLT) Most often, it seems we’re tempted to see prayer as a means to an end rather than an end in itself. When we pray, like Nehemiah, our expectation focuses on what we want God to doContinue reading “The Greater Work”

The Beauty of Marriage

“But because there is so much sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife, and each woman should have her own husband.” (1 Corinthians 7:2 NLT) Marriage can be difficult and is not for everyone. The Apostle Paul encourages believers not to marry if they can abstain from sexual immorality, but at the timeContinue reading “The Beauty of Marriage”