If we’re really honest, how many of the storms in our life have been ones we’ve created ourselves? Even the disciples got themselves into one.
There are so many wonderful promises in the Bible, but many people miss the greatest one of all!
For those who have grown up in Christian circles, it can be easy to hold convictions simply because those around you do. But eventually, everyone has to come to the point where you need to believe it for yourself.
Our faith is never perfect. We are always falling, stumbling, and weak in how we come to Jesus. But be encouraged!
Some people ask the question, “Where did life come from?” But the question of where the universe itself came from is an even bigger question.
The so-called “hard sayings” of Jesus are his attempt to remind us that the Gospel is a risky business. You have to be willing to let go of everything…
The sacrifice of Jesus was the hand of God that was thrust into the murky waters of this world to take hold of us in our helplessness, the question is, will you grasp it?
When you understand the Gospel, it breaks down your preconceived ideas of who is acceptable to God and who isn’t. Jesus went out of his way to show that the love of God and his saving power knows no boundaries.
We think of love, for example in marriage, as some kind of business deal, where one person commits to loving another as long as they receive love in return. But that’s not what God means by love at all.
The Bible was written in a polytheistic culture: a culture which believed that there were many gods. But there is one thing that distinguishes the Christian God from all other gods.