A lack of knowledge


Romans 1:21-32 – “For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened. 22 Although they claimed to be wise, they became fools 23 and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images made to look like …

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The Knowledge of God continued…


Here is probably the clearest and best example:     The disciples walked and talked with Jesus for over three years. They were with Him constantly, listening to Him teach, seeing His miracles, asking Him questions, seeing Him in all the aspects and circumstances of life. But they did not understand. They did not perceive …

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“The Knowledge of God”


Ephesians 1:15-1:17 – “For this reason, ever since I heard about your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all God’s people, I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers. I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the …

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Short-term Missions


In my experience as a pastor, there are many benefits of short-term missions: BLESSINGS: People who engage in obeying the great commission are to be blessed abundantly by God. Those who go on short term missions trips realize that we are blessed to be a blessing. The experiences I had were not a feeling of …

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What’s the use?


2 Timothy – 2:20-21 “In a great house there are not only vessels of gold and silver but also of wood and earthenware, and some for noble use, some for ignoble. If anyone purifies himself from what is ignoble, then he will be a vessel for noble use, consecrated and useful to the master of …

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New Year “answers”


    I am starting the new year with some answers to (anonymous) questions I have received, and I have also added an Email widget on my blog and a comment section on my website for this purpose. If you have a question you want answered, I will do my best to do so as often …

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Hail the incarnate Deity


John 1:1-5 and 14     The second thing I want us to notice is how verse 1 and verse 14 fit so well together. Bible scholars call it a “couplet”…Verse 1 – “In the beginning was the Word” – Verse 14 – “And the Word was made flesh” - Verse 1 – “and the Word …

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