Sin happens when we break God’s law. To be greedy is to break God’s law. So greed is sin. 1 Corinthians 6:9-10 Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be […]
In preparation for writing Drowning Swine, I created a harmony between the accounts of Mark, Matthew, and Luke. This study is included at the end of the book, but I also wanted to share it online, especially for anyone who […]
It is a remarkable and shocking verse: “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds” (James 1:2-4). Sounds utterly impossible in a world that worships comfort, ease, and pleasure. Why then would God want his […]
If you know anything about God, it is because God himself has revealed that information to you. Without his communication to his bride, we would be like goldfish in a tank trying to figure out what the president of the […]
When my wife looks me in the eye and says, “I love you,” those words actually alter my brain chemistry! To hear her speak those words sincerely is precious medicine for my soul. The actual words possess healing power.
Often we forget that, for Jesus, Palm Sunday was not exclusively a happy day. In fact, it was a day of tears and sorrow as Jesus wept over the unbelief of his chosen people. The City of Shalom (Jerusalem) had […]
Those who are safe and secure in the loving, forgiving embrace of Christ know what it means to be fully satisfied.