Category: Faith

Boasting?

Often those who say they are Christians can get big-headed, even looking down on those who are not Christians.  I believe this comes from a serious misunderstanding of who’s responsible for their salvation.  Friends, if we are born again, we’re

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Baptism of Repentance?

Some of the Jews were wanting to get baptized by John (the Baptist) just before the beginning of Jesus’ earthly ministry when he began to give them a firm lecture about acting out the faith they claimed to have.  If

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God’s Plans?

I like to plan things. There’s something about the act of getting a vision of how things should be, putting all the plans together to make it happen, and then orchestrating the final outcome that really fits well with my

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Deliver Me?

The stories of the patience of Job are world renowned.  Even people who haven’t heard a word of the Bible have probably heard of the man named Job who underwent incredible pain and suffering and refused to curse God for

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Just Face It!

Have you ever considered the fact that when you turn away from one thing, you immediately are facing something else?  Similarly, it’s impossible for someone to turn away from faith, and not turn toward sin.  Turning away from sin is,

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I Am God!

There are a lot of folks in the world today who are quite confused about who Jesus was.  Many world religions would be quick to tell you that He was a good man and a prophet.  The Jewish religion is

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Deserters?

  “Do your best to come to me quickly, for Demas, because he loved this world, has deserted me and has gone to Thessalonica.”  (The Apostle Paul)  2 Timothy 4:9 Is there anything that could turn from your faith?  Is

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Struggles Build Faith

There are factions of the Christian church today who’ll tell you that the struggles in your life will cease if you just have faith.  In Texas, we call that “malarkey!”  The opposite is certainly true — these very struggles being

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Search Me, Lord!

“Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.  See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.”  Psalm 139:23-24 Through your prayers, God can tell you

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Getting Your Feet Wet!

      Faith is an interesting and powerful thing.  Jesus himself said that faith as small as a mustard seed was enough to cast a mountain into the sea with a word.  I think you’d have to search far

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