ARTICLES

The Dark Path of Covetousness

When we covet what our neighbor has it takes our focus off what we have and puts it on what we think is missing. The covetousness forbidden in the 10th commandment is basically a form of the idolatry forbidden in the first, where we ignore God’s provision to us and look to objects or status for our ultimate satisfaction and identity.

Prayer As A Priority

Our proclivity to participate in what we deem profitable reveals that gathering as a church family to pray is not very high on the priority list.

Set Free

Our celebration of Independence Day has come and gone, but I wonder if we know what it really means to be “set free” in our personal lives.

Doorways

Inevitably, death’s door opens for us, but Jesus’ resurrection means those who trust in Him will have their own resurrection and can enter without fear.

Easter Enthusiasm

Mid-way through Lent I wonder if any of us who profess to be Christians are “seasonally challenged”—a bit confused by what we are doing in this season. Confusion can dampen our enthusiasm, so as we approach Easter I want to clarify two possible areas of confusion.

Come and See

Invitations can be simple yet powerful. Jesus’ first disciples encountered the Lord through the simple invitation to “come and see.”

Share This