Christ’s Invitation–“Come!”

“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.” Matt. 11:28-30 In Matthew...
What’s on your mind?

What’s on your mind?

Whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. -Philippians 4:8 Estimates vary, but the average...
The Surrendered Life–the Call of a Disciple!

The Surrendered Life–the Call of a Disciple!

Pat Morley says that many Christians have started on the wrong foot with Jesus Christ.   He writes, “It is the proposition that Jesus can be Savior without being Lord.  It is the idea that one can add Christ but not subtract sin.  Many of us have merely added Christ...
What’s In Your Hand?

What’s In Your Hand?

The Lord said to Moses, “What is that in your hand?” He said, “A staff.” Exodus 4:2   When God called Moses to lead the people of Israel out of bondage in Egypt, Moses struggled with doubt. He responded to God with question after question, trying to wrap his mind...
Motivation: Our Motives Matters!

Motivation: Our Motives Matters!

Motives are the “why” we do what we do…as well as, for “whom” we do them.   It is natural to desire the applause of men for self-fulfilling ambitions.  Let’s be honest,  we love the approval of others, and we fear their rejection.  These are powerful motivations! As...