Jesus came to give freedom

Our country has laws which its citizens are expected to follow. If we break those laws, we can expect to be prosecuted and punished for our crime. Sometimes that punishment includes spending time in prison. But when we obey the rules of the country, we enjoy freedom....

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New life through Jesus

The good news of Jesus is real! He came to us. He lived a perfect life as an example for us to follow. On the cross, He conquered sin! With His resurrection, He destroyed death! He paved the way to right relationship with the Father! It’s a beautiful message, isn’t...

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Where we find our fulfillment

God originally planned a world where everything worked together in harmony. And He formed each of us with an inner desire to walk with Him. Man has created chaos, but God… God’s plan was and is very good. Life doesn’t work well when we ignore God and His original...

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Pray for our leaders

You can’t hang out on the Internet these days without seeing political posts. Some are to support a candidate; others are to condemn a candidate. Very few cover the subject of praying for the candidates. But that is what we have been called to do—to pray for those in...

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Cast your cares

Another week of reruns… None of us knows what tomorrow holds, but as the song goes, we know who holds tomorrow. Consequently we can move forward without a spirit of fearfulness. We can ask God for sound judgment in whatever decisions await our attention. We can trust...

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Cry out to Him

A lot of people try to “drown” their sorrows. Others try to fill their emptiness with food. Still others drug themselves or engage in human relationships that never completely satisfy. There is only one Comforter who can meet our need: Jesus Christ. Because He...

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Embrace His comfort

God is not wasteful. Whatever messes we make, He can turn them into something beautiful when we commit ourselves to Him. In the midst of the mess He meets us and provides comfort. Why does He do that? So in turn, when we encounter someone facing a similar trial, we...

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Ever faithful

Have you ever been let down by someone you trusted? It hurts when a person you love betrays you. It might make you less likely to trust that person—or, depending on the depth of the hurt, any other person for that matter—again. Whenever my heart is aching over a...

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Eternal salvation

These verses say so much about what it means to be a Christian. If we truly believe and have faith, then nothing that happens on this earth—no hardship, no heartbreak, not even death itself—can destroy us. We are children of the One who holds the ultimate victory. We...

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Running over

Have you ever felt so full of happiness or love you thought your chest might burst? That's a "cup running over" moment. When I think of God and all He's done for me--saved me, gifted me, never left me--my heart swells until my chest aches. God didn't have to give us...

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