Category Archives: Needing God

Salvation 101: Alive Again

May 24 “Jesus… will save His people from their sins.” (from Matthew 1:21) We have been talking about what sin does to us – and of the devastating effects it has on our lives. It separates us from God (our … Continue reading

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Other Roads to God… The Nones

 May 4 One of the fastest growing “religious” groups in the world, is the group simply known as “nones.” (In reference to the survey question that asks people’s faith preference.) “Nones” have “no affiliation” with any particular religious faith and … Continue reading

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Psalm Eleven

April 15 Today’s Psalm, penned by David, draws our attention to three main thoughts. First: “When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do?” (11:3) Good question. Unfortunately, this is the ongoing agenda of those committed to the … Continue reading

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Prayer 101… The Lord’s Prayer; part 4

 January 26 “Give us this day our daily bread.” (Matthew 6:11) Bread, in the Bible, is uniquely connected with life and daily living. It is symbolic of life – and sustaining life. When Jesus was in the wilderness, the first … Continue reading

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Why We Need Jesus; Part 2

September 24 “I am the way, and the truth, and the life.” (Jesus- John 14:6) Through Jesus, and only through Jesus, our sins are forgiven. The debt is paid. The ransom received. The trial is over. Through Jesus’ work (all … Continue reading

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Honest to God

Spetember 20 “I cry aloud with my voice to the LORD… I pour out my complaint before Him; and tell Him all my troubles.” (from Psalm 142:1-2) If you have been a believer for any duration of time, I am … Continue reading

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All of Us Like Sheep…

September 2 “All of us like sheep have gone astray, Each of us has turned to his own way…” (from Isaiah 53:6) In the midst of Isaiah’s inspired description of the Messiah, as the suffering Servant, we are met with … Continue reading

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An Objection to God’s Love; part 2

July 25 Yesterday, we began discussing a popular objection in the minds of many skeptics. At the heart of this objection is the idea that IF God really loves us, bad things should never happen. This view is based upon … Continue reading

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In Accord with Your Faith

June 4 “According to your faith, be it done to you.” (Jesus – Matthew 9:29) We have been talking about the importance of faith in our lives – and how it is so vital for us to treat faith as … Continue reading

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In that place of need

May 21 Several days ago, we talked about the National Geographic article that focused on the rise of non-religious faith. Today, I wanted to expand upon something that was in the article – but is one of the primary reasons … Continue reading

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