To forget is a tendency of being human. The condition of forgetfulness can be frustrating and even embarrassing at times. We forget items on a shopping list, stickers or tags on new clothes, to check the mail, to turn the light off, special occasions, appointments and even people’s names. There are many things that we … More The Need for Reminders (2 Peter 1:12-15)
There are two extremes when it comes to spiritual growth. “Let go and let God!” or “God has done His bit, now do your bit”. There are those who say that that God does it all, and others say that we do it all. In his book The Pursuit of Holiness, Jerry Bridges begins with … More The Growing Christian (2 Pet. 1:3-11)
The Bible teaches that the Christian has all the spiritual resources necessary for life and godliness (1 Cor. 1:30; Eph. 1:3; Col. 2:10; 2 Pet. 1:3). However, there are many within Christian churches that are being intimidated by and in turn deceived by various trends that undermine this reality.
How many times have you disobeyed the Lord and not received what you deserved? I am sure that if we all think long and hard, we will be amazed that we are still here! Why is that? God is merciful and gracious. There are many things that we have done that removed us from the pathway … More Down, But Not Out (Jonah 1:17-2:10)
A game many children are good at is “Hide and Seek”. The thrill of running away while the person who is seeking has their eyes closed. You look for a safe haven in which you will be able to remain while the seeker is searching hard. Sometimes a child find a great hiding spot and … More The Folly of Running from God (Jonah 1:1-16)