Did you know that there are 2 sides to salvation…God’s and ours? We can do nothing to save ourselves but we have a very clear responsibility in salvation. Everyone loves to hear about God’s Amazing Grace…how sweet the sound! It does sound great and it is amazing! But God’s Word has a lot more to say about salvation than simply what He’s done for us. The other side of salvation…our side…is all about God’s purpose for our lives once we accept His free gift of... Read More
October 2, 2019
What’s Love and What’s That Got To Do With It?
Dr. Tony Evans said, “Our God is a covenant making and covenant keeping God and every covenant has an order.” God is certainly a God of order as is clear not only in all of creation but is stated very plainly in His Word, The Bible. We would do well to study, learn and apply His order to our lives and relationships. Jesus Himself gave us a precise order when it comes to love. The religious leaders were trying to capture Jesus in his own... Read More
September 24, 2019
Thanks, Jesus, for Saving Me…I’ll Pass on Your Lordship!
Here’s the BIG Question…Are you claiming Christ is Lord but not surrendering to His Lordship in your life? Remember, we don’t MAKE Him Lord, He always has been and always will be…are you submitting to Him as Lord? Whether intentional or just careless, often after grace and salvation are taught and “achieved,” we either assume or ignore what we are saved for and called to be…His disciples. In order to be His disciples, we must submit to Him as Lord. But in your hearts set... Read More
September 18, 2019
So, You Got Grace…What’s Next?
So you’ve said yes to Jesus…the Only One Who can save you…and now you’re His disciple. Remember He saved you not just so you could avoid Hell but for so much more, namely that you are now in a relationship with Him! What does that look like? What’s next? Well, let’s take it one step at a time and see what it looks like to live with Him as Lord as that’s what it means to be His disciple and in a relationship with Him. ... Read More
September 11, 2019
Grace! It’s Free! Got It?
We were made for relationship and the one relationship that makes all others work and worthwhile is relationship with our Creator God. However, because of our own rebellion we are separated from God and that negatively affects every other relationship…whether we know or understand it or not. God knew that we could never be satisfied or fulfilled apart from Him and because of our own sin we cannot stand before or be in a relationship with Him. All have sinned and the cost is death…can’t... Read More