Familiarity Breeds Contempt

The idea behind this expression has been around for thousands of years and quoted by too many people to mention. It also has a few meanings behind it. But generally it means “the better we know someone, the more likely we are to find fault with them.” Most often you find this attitude within your …

What is the Church Anyway?

I was talking with my wife after she got home from work yesterday, we were talking about our Church and Church family. We were saying to each other how we really miss meeting together and seeing all their beautiful faces. What about you, do you miss your Church? Regardless what community you are living in, …

Marinating in the Word of God

I was thinking about those steaks I spoke of in yesterdays post. I mentioned that I let them marinate with olive oil and salt. I couldn’t help but think that’s what the word of God does to us, it gets deep into our beings. When the richness of God’s word is always on our minds …

Are You A Salty Christian?

As I read my morning devotions I continue to pick out verses in Matthew to look at for future use. I find myself thinking about Jesus’ words in the sermon on the mount. He just finished with the beatitudes. He says. “You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has become tasteless, …

Throwing Your Pearls

Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces. Matthew 7:6 Can anything be more depraved than to mistake God’s precious pearl for a thing of no worth and actually to tread it …

The Return of Christ

The Rapture (vs) The Second Coming The Second Coming Needs be distinguished from the Rapture of the church.The Rapture- Where Christ comes for His saints.The Second Coming- Christ is coming with His saints after the tribulation. It is interesting to note that with the Rapture of the church where Christ comes for His saints there …

The Ascension of Jesus

This is part two of the series I started yesterday where I point out 3 beautiful things found in Acts 1:8-11. For Yesterdays Post Jesus’ Last Day The Great Commission The Ascension (Sorry! Commission is spelled wrong in this video) The Second Coming (Coming tomorrow) Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into 1the …

Jesus’ Last Day

We have walked with Jesus during His last week and His time after His resurrection. Acts 1:3 tells us He presented Himself with many convincing proofs for over 40 days. Now we come to His very last day on earth. That means we find ourselves in the book of Acts, chapter 1. Jesus gathered them …

Peter Restored

Breakfast on the beach! Let me set the scene, for 40 days Jesus has been seen many times by His disciples after His resurrection and again in John 20 where He enters the room where the doors are shut for the disciples feared the Jews. Jesus said “peace be with you.” for that is what …