Aug. 18 – Heroes of Faith

What kind of people do you expect to find described in the Bible? Hebrews 11:31-32 lists eight people by name as exemplars of faith. And all of them are deeply flawed. Their persistence in running the race that God set before them sets them apart. If these people can be considered “heroes of the faith”,… Continue reading Aug. 18 – Heroes of Faith

Encouraging One Another

Baptism font reflecting stained glass window

You do not need to come to church this Sunday, or for that matter, any Sunday, as a condition for your own salvation. Leviticus prescribes numerous sacrifices for various occasions to demonstrate sincerity of heart. Keeping these sacrifices would keep a set of priests busy and standing full time. But we have the perfect sacrifice in… Continue reading Encouraging One Another

Who Is He?

We live in a world full of stars: sports stars entertainment stars political stars glitzy stars of sparkle season No wonder people want to portray the star of Bethlehem like a search light from above lighting a straw filled manger from which the arms of a baby reach. We want to give God dazzle greater… Continue reading Who Is He?

Committed to Worship – Tuesday

Let’s also think about how to motivate each other to show love and to do good works. Don’t stop meeting together with other believers, which some people have gotten into the habit of doing. Instead, encourage each other, especially as you see the day drawing near. (Hebrews 10:24-25) You may be tempted to live your… Continue reading Committed to Worship – Tuesday

Committed to Bible Reading – Saturday

Therefore, let’s make every effort to enter that rest so that no one will fall by following the same example of disobedience, because God’s word is living, active, and sharper than any two-edged sword. It penetrates to the point that it separates the soul from the spirit and the joints from the marrow. It is… Continue reading Committed to Bible Reading – Saturday