As followers of Christ we’ve been called to a life of faith. When the biblical writers spoke of faith they weren’t talking about positive thinking. Nor did they regard faith as some sort of hunch that’s followed. It’s not a feeling of optimism that things will work out for the best. Faith is being sure of things […]
Many believe that Christianity is a broad and accepting religion that would eliminate no one who sincerely seeks God. While they believe all religions have some technical distinctions, they believe all religions are basically the same. They would say, “It doesn’t matter how you get to God as long as you get there.”
Sometimes people get upset when they realize that Jesus taught that he is the only way to God. They insist that such a narrow and exclusive message must be wrong. Of course, their conclusion is based on the assumption that anything that’s narrow must be wrong. Today we’re taught the value of tolerance. And we […]
Last week a truck driver had a bad experience. Not as bad as it could have been since he walked away. Seems his rig got stuck on some train tracks. That’s when a fast-moving, fully loaded train hit the pipe-toting trailer. Pipes flew through the air like giant javelins. The train engineer slammed on the […]
I can’t stand hypocrisy. Neither could Jesus. The problem is, if I’m not open to correction, I could become a hypocrite.