Posts from October 2012

Posts from October 2012

Know Our Foundation

We live in a world that is constantly attacking us for what we believe.  As Paul began to remind the believers in Ephesus about their worth as Christians he prayed “…that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe…” (Ephesians…

When We Choose to Rejoice

Everyone wants to be happy.  The issue is that God doesn’t encourage us to seek happiness but joy (Philippians 4:4).  Galatians 5:22 says that one of the characteristics of the fruit of the Spirit is joy.  If you trusted Christ as your Savior and Lord, His Holy Spirit dwells in you and you have the power to rejoice. For you to be happy, your circumstances have to be…

Wisely Use Your Time

We recently celebrated the 11th anniversary of the events of 9/11.  Who can forget the events of that day?  I cannot forget the stories of people who on that morning kissed their loved ones for the last time.  One minute they were there, next they were gone.  James asked, “For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away.”…