Has God Abandoned Me

Has God Abandoned Me Has God Abandoned Me – It was a deeply depressing moment, and it occurred on the worst possible occasion. The conversation was extremely distressing. The men gathered to remember God’s great victory that brought their nation into existence. It was a sober time, but a joyful time. They should have talked … Continue reading “Has God Abandoned Me”

What are you trying to prove

What are you trying to prove? What are you trying to prove – Four or five times a week I work out at a gym. John Glidewell graciously and patiently allows me to workout with him. This is not a new experience. I been involved in exercise programs for over 20 years. What are you … Continue reading “What are you trying to prove”

The Ancient Challenge And The Now Challenge

THE ANCIENT CHALLENGE AND THE NOW CHALLENGE ARE THE SAME The Ancient Challenge And The Now Challenge – Woodstock ’99 was held last weekend. The slogan of the original Woodstock thirty years ago was “Three days of peace and music.” At Woodstock ’99, about 200,000 people attended the last night. It ended with about 50,000 … Continue reading “The Ancient Challenge And The Now Challenge”

Abraham and his Family

“GOD, I WOULD NOT DO IT THAT WAY” Part 2: ABRAHAM AND HIS FAMILY Abraham and his Family – Assume that God is forming an advisory committee. God wants to evaluate the entire process He used to bring salvation to our world. He wants our reactions to His methods and means used to bring Jesus … Continue reading “Abraham and his Family”

God I would not do it that way

God, I would not do it that wayBy the time I was a senior in high school, I had been wearing a necktie on Sundays since I was fourteen. That means I learned to tie a necktie when I was fourteen. One day I was sitting in the classroom that Edna Elmore used for her … Continue reading “God I would not do it that way”

Christ is Real Change Your Focus

Christ is Real Change Your Focus Colossians 3:1-11 Christ is Real Change Your Focus – How we interpret what we see determines our feelings and our actions. Consider an example: from your yard, you can see two people, and one person is obviously struggling. If you interpret what you see as a crime in process, … Continue reading “Christ is Real Change Your Focus”

What God did for People through Jesus 5

What God did for People through Jesus 5 What God did for People through Jesus 5 – James 1:19-27 This you know, my beloved brethren. But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger; for the anger of man does not achieve the righteousness of God. Therefore, putting aside all … Continue reading “What God did for People through Jesus 5”

What God did for People through Jesus 4

What God did for People through Jesus 4 What God did for People through Jesus 4 – 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 For the word of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. For it is written, “I will destroy the wisdom … Continue reading “What God did for People through Jesus 4”

What God did for People through Jesus 3

What God did for People through Jesus 3 – Everything through Jesus What God did for People through Jesus 3 – Colossians 1:9-20 For this reason also, since the day we heard of it, we have not ceased to pray for you and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His … Continue reading “What God did for People through Jesus 3”

What God did for People through Jesus 2

What God did for People through Jesus 2 –¬†God is Light What God did for People through Jesus 2. 1 John 1:1-10 “What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and touched with our hands, concerning the Word of Life– and the … Continue reading “What God did for People through Jesus 2”