A Little Town

But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.  Micah 5:2 Hundreds of years before Jesus came to earth, the Old Testament prophet namedContinue reading “A Little Town”

Why Did Jesus Die?

Why did Jesus Die? For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.  2 Corinthians 5:21 The stage was set.  The actors were each in their places.  The script was ready to be followed.  And yet, there were noContinue reading “Why Did Jesus Die?”

Jesus, The First Missionary

One girl, in an emergency room, through tears while being stitched up expressed to the doctor that she was hoping to get home in time to attend the final night of the missions conference. 

Take it to the Bank

Take it to the Bank Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;  Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.  Titus 2:13-14 One of my favorite words in allContinue reading “Take it to the Bank”

3 Church Priorities in a New Year

Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen. Matthew 28:19-20 Time goes by soContinue reading “3 Church Priorities in a New Year”

More Than Death Insurance

More Than Death Insurance “When one asked the salesman what he was selling, he said, “Life insurance.” “That’s not life, but death insurance.” “What do you mean?” “You have to die to win.” “Not always. You get your money back with big interest in 10 or 20 years if you live, but if you dieContinue reading “More Than Death Insurance”

God’s Desire for Missions

With our annual missions conference starting Saturday, I thought I would search out several Scriptures that indicate God’s Desire for Missions.  God’s heartbeat should be the heart beat of His church.  The most important indicator of any churches vital signs (indicating good or poor health) is it’s pulse for missions and Gospel witness. Psalm 67:2Continue reading “God’s Desire for Missions”

Let Jesus into Your Life

Let Jesus into Your Life Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me. Revelation 3:20 At the cusp of every human heart is a door.  Through that door we allowContinue reading “Let Jesus into Your Life”

An Unimaginable Trade

An Unimaginable Trade Nevertheless death reigned from Adam to Moses, even over them that had not sinned after the similitude of Adam’s transgression, who is the figure of him that was to come.  Romans 5:14 Before Martin Luther penned his 95 Thesis, John Hus, had already been burned at the stake because of His faithContinue reading “An Unimaginable Trade”