The Hornets Are Coming!

Deuteronomy 7:20 “Moreover, the Lord your God will send the hornet among them until even the survivors who hide from you have perished.” Hornets. They sting. No one likes them. Most people try to avoid them. Hornet hunting…not a favorite pastime of anyone. Yet, here we find these wicked wasps in the book Continue Reading…

Compromise: Healthy Or Deadly?

Daniel 1:8 “But Daniel resolved not to defile himself with the royal food and wine….” To compromise or not to compromise…. It’s a question faced continually by politicians, parents and just about anyone facing a tough decision. To what length do we go in standing up for our principles? When is Continue Reading…

Freedom “Fighters”

Galatians 5:1 “It is for freedom that Christ has set us free….” “FREEEEEEDOM….” shouts William Wallace with his last breath as his undaunted fervor to free Scotland from British tyranny reaches its final climax. In what is arguably one of the most powerful scenes in film history, Braveheart stands as a Continue Reading…

Stranger on the Shore

1 Peter 1:17 “You call on a Father who judges each person’s work without favoring one over another. So live your lives as strangers here. Have the highest respect for God.”[NIRV]  Are you a stranger?  In Peter’s first letter to the church, believers are referred to as aliens, the exiled, foreigners, Continue Reading…

Buck Up

  Philippians 2:12-13 “continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you to will and to act according to his good purpose.” I recently watched the movie, Prince Caspian, second in the Chronicles of Narnia series. Aside from the overall quality Continue Reading…

The Road To Something Holy

2 Corinthians 12:9-10: “…Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.  That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecution, in difficulties.  For when I am weak, then I am strong.” The Continue Reading…