Tag Archives: relationship

Will We Simply Abide?

We want to know if God is happy with us. We want to know that we are secure in our relationship with Him. We want to know that He is not going to change His mind about us. How can we know that? The New Testament has this suggestion: abide in Him. Continue reading

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Finding Delight In the Word

Psalms 1:1-2 ​1 How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, Nor stand in the  path of sinners, Nor sit in the seat of scoffers! 2 But his delight is in the law of the … Continue reading

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Peace, Angst, and the American Way

The early Superman comics said that he stood for, “Truth, justice, and the American way.” I think that we could say that today we might stand for peace, angst and the American way. We say we want peace. Yet we … Continue reading

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Judging’s Secret Deceptions

Paul says in Romans, “Or do you think lightly of the riches of His kindness and tolerance and patience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?” (2:4) Kindness. Repentance. When was the last time that we … Continue reading

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Starting the New Year Right

As we begin the New Year, this is a time that we look both to the past and to the future.  We look to the past thinking about where we have been.  We use that past to think about where … Continue reading

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Protecting the gospel

Galatians 1:6 I am amazed that you are so quickly deserting Him who called you by the grace of Christ, for a different gospel Desertion. That’s a pretty tough word. It brings up all sorts of thoughts of abandoned families … Continue reading

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The Thread of Truth

What is God about? I find it ironic how often the answer to that question will not reflect a person’s personal theology about Him. For example, a person like me who has been saved through Christ’s loving and sacrificial giving … Continue reading

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