On Satan’s Radar?

On Satan’s Radar?

“One day the evil spirit answered them, “Jesus I know, and Paul I know about, but who are you?” Acts 19:15 Acts 19 describes the apostle Paul’s ministry in Ephesus where he introduced people to the gospel of Christ. In verse 10 we learn his ministry there “went on for...
Not Looking Back

Not Looking Back

“But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 3:13b-14 Just over twenty years ago I bought a brand new car. It...
No Updates Needed

No Updates Needed

No Updates Needed “Your word, Lord, is eternal; it stands firm in the heavens.” Psalm 119:89 We live in a world of constant updates. Our apps get updated, our computers get updated, even our cars get software updates. Why? Primarily to fix bugs and to generally...
No Secrets With God

No Secrets With God

No Secrets With God “For your ways are in full view of the Lord, and he examines all your paths.” Proverbs 5:21 In one episode of a popular TV show the main character is questioning a murder suspect who says he has no secrets. “Everybody has secrets,” says...
Where’s Your Heart?

Where’s Your Heart?

Where’s Your Heart? “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” Matthew 6:21 “Heart” is often used metaphorically to refer to the essence of a person’s being, their central focus or what they have passion for, the center of one’s life. As we begin...
God’s Indescribable Gift!

God’s Indescribable Gift!

God’s Indescribable Gift! “Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!”  2 Corinthians 9:15 Giving is central to Christmas. Just talking about Christmas and gift giving likely brings fond memories to many of you of favorite gifts received or given. But along...