Who Am I Really?

Too often we can find ourselves feeling spiritually inferior and impoverished–like some sort of 2nd class Christian. We think that we need something more…more power, more experiences, more special blessings. In reality God calls us to live in light of who we already are. We are who God Says we are! Let’s look at what

33 Riches of Divine Grace

I will never forget first hearing about how Dr. Lewis Sperry Chafer emphasized that at the very moment of trusting Christ as our Rescuer–God instantaneously provided each of us with at least 33 Riches of Divine Grace, 33 stupendous works of God in our life. They follow in the list below: 33 Riches of Divine

Political uncertainty, unrest, and more!

Hmmm…it doesn’t take a long distance trip on social media these days to have feelings of anxiety and consternation involuntarily bubble up in our gut as we survey the current political landscape. Some of the blue language,attacking insults, acts of violence, and character assassinations–along with common shouts of dark concerns about the near future–all these

The ultimate bottom line in life

There is plenty of talk right now about a pandemic. But, the everyday pandemic of death is all too frequently ignored or rationalized away. My favorite quote of all time (which focuses on the ultimate issue in life) comes from Canadian Scientist G.B. Hardy. “I only have two questions. One, did anybody ever conquer death?

Some perspective in trials and adversity

Here’s an excellent quote by Warren Wiersbe about understanding God’s plan and process in allowing difficulty in our lives (note James 1:2-4 and Romans 5:3-5): “Our values determine our evaluations. If we value comfort more than character, then trials will upset us. If we value the material and physical more the spiritual, we will not

God’s providence is always at work

Isn’t it incredibly comforting to know that God is never out of touch? He is never fretting or panicking, never bumfuzzled and bewildered, never perplexed, distressed or flustered. He is never impotent, baffled or disoriented; nor ruffled or rattled. It is astonishingly true that He can work even in selfish, secular, and sinful settings to