A Life for a Life

We must decide upon some things. This is not easy theology. It calls us to take decisive action. The idea of Jesus dying on the cross for my sin is brutal. I’m left with the idea that I contributed to His death. But my sin had to be covered, and alas, and He did so.Continue reading “A Life for a Life”

To Give Beyond Giving

“Calling his followers to him, Jesus said, “I tell you the truth, this poor widow gave more than all those rich people.” Mark 12:43, NCV Heaven uses scales that earth knows nothing about.  Jesus calls out to His disciples, and they gather up close.  Life has a way of teaching us incredible things.  Circumstances usually makeContinue reading “To Give Beyond Giving”

When Despair Empties You

“It is through much tribulation that we enter the kingdom of Heaven.”   Acts 14:22 As a broken believer this happens to me: #1, I breakdown, and begin to fray. I begin to despair. #2, my own ‘faith’ is questioned, I’m burdened by my sin and guilt, I eventially become unsure of my salvation. #3,Continue reading “When Despair Empties You”

The Equation of Discipleship

He must become greater and greater, and I must become less and less. John 3:30, NLT Before our Lord appeared, John the Baptist had incredible popularity.  Thousands and thousands came to him as he preached in the wilderness of Judea.  However, when Jesus initiated His own ministry, people left in droves to follow Him.  ImagineContinue reading “The Equation of Discipleship”