As I was reading Acts 9:5, I was caught by the excerpt: “Who are you Lord?” Saul asked. And the voice replied, “I am Jesus, the one you are persecuting!” Isn’t is crazy how Jesus loves us and relates to us so much that when Christians are persecuted, He takes it personally as if He… Continue reading Are You Persecuting Jesus?
If you’ve ever ran in a marathon, you know that it wasn’t some last minute decision. Weeks or maybe even months before the race, you probably trained your muscles in some way to prepare for the big run. Well, there are several scriptures that compare our life to a race. But, what are we doing… Continue reading Marathon of Life
The parable of the prodigal son is a story in the Bible we’ve all heard time and time again, but there is a small detail within the passage that is often overlooked despite the significance of the message it contains. For those who need a reminder, in the parable, the younger brother decides to take… Continue reading Parable of the Prodigal Son
When we think about spiritual growth, our mind usually imagines reading the Bible, praying, or attending church services more often. We get so caught up in the basics that we sometimes forget that there are other ways to strengthen our spiritual well-being. While reading the Bible, I have been marking scriptures that offer direct advice… Continue reading Practical Ways to Be a Better Christian
For most of my life, I’ve been a little hesitant to share my testimony, because I felt like I really didn’t have one. I’ve been attending the same church since before I was born (literally in my mother’s womb), and I grew up around my church family my entire life. Other people remember the exact… Continue reading My Testimony
Gossip, as defined by the web, is “casual or unconstrained conversation or reports about other people, typically involving details that are not confirmed as being true”. Whether we were the ones instigating the gossip or whether we were the bystanders that couldn’t muster the courage to stop it, gossiping has been a source of sin… Continue reading Words Break Bones Too