A calling is a command from God. Our general calling is to Love God and Others (Matt 22:36-40) but we all have our individual way of carrying that general commands out. In a practical sense “Love others” means to provide for the spiritual and physical needs of your family and … Continue reading
Fast Answer: God created us with a free will, not evil.
Kinda Fast Answer: God created as free beings that could make meaningful choices. Free will is good. However, it also comes with the chance to choose the non-good, which is of course what happened. Good is what pleases God and … Continue reading
Last time we talked about New Year Resolutions really were about what you love. So my list looked really stupid… “#1. Eat bacon everyday. #2. Learn new recipes for bacon, #3. Thank God daily for bacon.” Continue reading
Since the earth is in the same position than it was last year relative to the sun, we should get moving on things that we should be doing anyways, like exercise, get out of debt, or win the lottery. Continue reading
God’s will has three parts.
If you miss any one of the … Continue reading
Because God is righteous, Holy and just, our sin separates us from God and incurs a moral debt we cannot pay, and the payment is death. Unless that debt is paid for that sin remains and separation from God remains. God is just, meaning He cannot dismiss sin without payment. … Continue reading
If you believe in this equation: 0 + 0 = 0 then you not only believe in logic but know enough to prove God exists.
Logic says you can’t get something from nothing. If there were ever a time nothing existing (zero), then nothing would happen to that … Continue reading
God created us with free will – which is a good thing. However in our free will we chose to sin. And since God is perfect, righteous good, and Holy, He cannot be in fellowship with sin therefore we are separated from perfection. Imperfection in our lives is suffering. Imperfect … Continue reading
The 4 reasons God allows suffering in our lives (S.O.A.P.)
God’s goal for you is to make you like Christ (Romans 8:29). This is called sanctification. He uses all of life including trials and tribulations to strengthen Christ-like traits in us. Just like physical exercise makes our body suffer in order you strengthen us, trials are spiritual exercises that strengthens Christ-like traits … Continue reading
General command: Love God and Others. Christ summed up all of Scripture into Love God and Others (Matt 22:36-40).
Everything God commands you to do in life falls under those two categories.
Practically speaking this means:
– Praise, thanks and obedience – To increase these things, you must … Continue reading
Faith has three parts to be real faith:
3 Elements of Faith: Knowing God’s Word + Believing in God’s Word + Obeying God’s Word
Heb 4:12, 2 Tim 3:16-17, Psalm 119:11
1 John 2:16 For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life—is not from the Father but is from the world. Continue reading
1 in substance, 3 in person
God the Father initiated the plan of redemption, God the Son performed all the works necessary to effect our redemption and the Holy Spirit applies Christ’s work to us and regenerates us. Tweet
The three enemies of the believer are:
“You once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience — among whom we all once lived in … Continue reading
A lot of times we don’t want to work, unless it’s something fun like gardening, music or cooking bacon. Continue reading
If we are to have good relationships, we need to first understand the purpose of them. It would be like trying to try to understand how to have good bacon, without understanding its purpose. It is used for clothing? For hair styling? For skin care? As an antiperspirant? Or as food? Or as well all know, as all of the above. Continue reading
No matter how much we like someone, relationships become difficult at times – especially with the people closest to us. Especially if they insist on eating at Taco Bell. Continue reading