The Life That Is Blessed

What does a blessed life look like? Or let me put it this way: What does God say that a life that is blessed looks like? The answer is found in the Holy Scriptures. In beginning a teaching in what has been called “The Sermon on the Mount”, The Lord Jesus Christ opens...

Corruption Or Life?

To corrupt means to decay. The Latin equivalent means to destroy. Man has been given by his Creator a free will and the capacity to choose. Now, we all make many choices every day, most of them of relatively minor importance. However, it’s important to realize that...

The Big Picture

Although we live in the dimension of time, it is important for us to think beyond the hands on the clock and the dates on the calendars. As disciples of Jesus Christ, we now have everlasting life.1 That is more than an endless quantity of life; it is a quality of life...

Loving Life

I find it so interesting that in a letter that is written to Christians who were being persecuted and unjustly treated, Peter would include a section on loving life (1 Peter 3:10). Loving life when being persecuted? When under pressure? When unjustly treated? Yes....

Useless Religion

The faith that is given to us as Christians is more than empty words. Israel had all of the religious routine (and then some) down pat, but it was lip service only. Jesus used the religious Pharisees as an example of how not to pray, fast or give unto the Lord!...