Category Biblical

7 Positive Things Christians Bring the World

It seems that we have entered a time when Christians in the USA are under attack. Many in America have forgotten where the countless positive aspects of our national character originated. Here is a reminder of seven.

  1. Jesus is the perfect example of how to live life with meaning and purpose. Even his greatest enemies admit Jesus lived an admirable life that changed history. His life story has a message for everyone.
  2. Love of God and love of people are a cornerstone for true Christian followers...
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The Armor’s Pulls Toward Spiritual Maturity

I had an interesting thought after my morning prayer time about another way to look at the armor of God. It is one of my favorite verses and I use it to remind myself of what is important. Paul urges us to suit up in the Spiritual battle gear so that we might be able to stand against “the schemes of the devil.” It is found in Ephesians 6:10-20.

The six pieces in my words are:

  1. Belt of Truth
  2. Breastplate of righteousness
  3. Shoes of the ”readiness of the gospel of peace”
  4. Shield of faith
  5. Helmet of sa...
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Highway of Holiness

way2 Isa35The Lord put Holiness on my mind. It started Sunday morning, I even mentioned it in our small Covenant Life church service in Ennis. Last evening I had a restless night, two simple words would not go away: Holiness – Way. I was up earlier and found Holy and Holiness was listed 105 times in my Bible’s concordance. But once I saw Isaiah 35:8-9 I knew it was where the Holy spirit wanted me.

A highway shall be there, a roadway, and it shall be called the Highway of Holiness...

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Think on These Things

Daily we fill our minds with the world’s media, facebook, news stories, TV shows, radio and on and on. Seldom is the media positive or nurturing or hopeful. What are we to do?

Try this; turn ALL of it off and open the Bible…enough said.

8 Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are honest, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue, and if there is any praise, think on these t...

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Texas Refugees Fleeing Death

But Jesus called them to him, saying, “Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God.” Luke 18:16 (ESV)

What would you do to save your child’s life? The growing mass of lone children and even young families in the Texas Rio Grande Valley indicates how desperate the situation is in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. US media seems to consider these refugees a political issue or an inconvenient distraction. These are real and hurting people.


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What Good Are Christians?

It seems that trampling the religious and free speech rights of Christians is almost a sport. A good recent example is  HGTV canceling Flip It Forward. The Benham twins who were to be the stars of the show dared to publicly express their faith and refused to bow down to the gods of this age.

There’s an agenda that’s out in America right now that demands silence, especially from men and women who profess Jesus Christ and hold to His standards,” said David Benham (read a full report at The Chr...

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Passover, Easter and Jesus

Jews around the world start celebrating Passover today (April 14, 2014) to honor the time when God freed the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt (Exodus 13:3). Jesus, who’s Jewish name is Yeshua, and His followers also celebrated this holiday.

In fact it was the last time they shared a meal before the cross and is known to Christians as the “Last Super” or “Holy Communion...

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Our Treasures

In Matthew 6:19-21, Jesus said:“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal; but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal.For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” (NKJ)

I noticed a new storage facility that recently went up just down the road called “Another Closet...

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What Are You Building?

11 For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ. 12 If any man builds on this foundation using gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay or straw, 13 his work will be shown for what it is, because the Day will bring it to light. It will be revealed with fire, and the fire will test the quality of each man’s work. 14 If what he has built survives, he will receive his reward. 15 If it is burned up, he will suffer loss; he himself will be saved, but only a...

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A Penny

A penny has virtually no value. We can’t buy anything with them unless we have a bunch; and then they are just too heavy to carry around. I don’t like to get them as change, and when I do they go into the little cup on the merchant’s counter or sometimes even in the trash. It has not always been this way. When pennies were originally made they had great importance as currency – but not today.

We humans are like pennies...

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