The Freedom to Forgive

The Freedom to ForgiveMatthew 18:21-35 Everybody loves to be forgiven. Few love to do the forgiving. Forgiveness is difficult. I trust as you read this you can think of several things you need to be forgiven for. By God’s grace, there are surely people who love you...

He Is Alive!

He Is Alive!1 Corinthians 15:1-2 He is dead. As the sun set that bloody Friday in Jerusalem, the news is breaking: He is dead. As the murderous mob began to disperse, with unsettling satisfaction they together declare: He is dead. As a grieving mother, family, and...

Help!

Help!Romans 8:12-17 Have you ever failed to recognize that all you needed was right in front of you? Have you spent half the morning looking for your car keys, only to realize they were in your pocket? Years ago, a Peruvian fishing vessel encountered a Spanish ship...

Just Keep Praying

Just Keep Praying, for the Lord Knows YouMatthew 7:7 Have you ever found yourself asking, “What’s the point of prayer?” Each of us, from time to time, have likely battled a quiet cynicism over prayer. Perhaps you find yourself too distracted to prayer: “Why can’t I...

Praise Him

Praise HimJude 24-25 Few spots rival the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Parkway in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina. At least, that is what I had been told. Anxious to behold these breathtaking vistas for the first time, I made the two-hour trek from...

See His Love for You

See His Love for You Luke 15:1-10 “For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.” Luke 15:10 Perhaps the most tragic word in all human speech is the word lost. When applied to almost anything, it spells trouble. Perhaps you are presently experiencing the acute...