Living with Purpose
Delight yourself also in the LORD, And He shall give you the desires of your heart.
I Corinthians 10:31
Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
And He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.
The last few months have been hard. I’ve felt the weight and the tension of everything going on in our nation and have found myself feeling sad and anxious because of it. I’m not sure if you’re like me, but when there is a lot of pain going on in the world it leads toRead More
Loving imperfect people can be very messy. We live in a world filled with so much hate and division. One cannot go on to Facebook or Twitter or watch the news without encountering political debates, personal attacks, as well as content lacking real substance. If you are like me, you might find yourself getting frustratedRead More
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are. – John Wooden Are you a friend of sinners? This question may initially shock you. When we think of those who sin against us or when we thinkRead More
“Be angry, and do not sin”: do not let the sun go down on your wrath.” – Ephesians 4:26 Do you ever get angry? I know I do. But did you know that there are appropriate times to be angry? It’s true. Anger can be good or bad depending on the context. In fact, Jesus demonstrated righteous indignation many times throughout His ministry. JohnRead More
Spiritual growth > Numeric growth. Church pews. What do you picture? Maybe rows of old wooden church benches with hymnals and Bibles on the backs? Whatever the case, church pews have been a focus of the church for hundreds of years. More specifically, that the church pews would be filled on a Sunday morning withRead More
“And anyone not found written in the Book of Life was cast into the lake of fire.” – Revelation 20:15 Hell. What do you think of when you hear that word? Do you picture torture racks and little devils with pitchforks? If so, you might be surprised to know that the Bible never describes hell asRead More
“You shall not wear a garment of different sorts, such as wool and linen mixed together.” – Deuteronomy 22:11 In the Old Testament, there are many commandments that seem odd to the New Testament believer. Are Christians supposed to obey all the Old Testament Laws? If so, then why do Christians seem to disregard so many?Read More
“Most of us know about God, but that is quite different from knowing God.” – Billy Graham Do you know God? Though there are many who go to church on Sunday mornings, not everyone who sits in a church pew or knows Bible verses is in a personal relationship with God. As Billy Graham notes,Read More
Wisdom is a tree of life to those who take hold of her, and happy are all who retain her. – Proverbs 3:18 Are you overly wise? Some may wonder if that is even possible. The book of Proverbs tells us that wisdom is good and a tree of life. However, Ecclesiastes 7:16 states, “Do not be overly righteous,Read More