Normally debt is created when you buy things. But, debt can also be created when you receive something. How so? The Gentiles received a great blessing from the Jews who gave them the Scriptures, the Law, the Prophets, and of course the Savior! So the Gentiles “are indebted to minister to them also in material … Continue reading Indebted
Why don’t my plans ever go “according to plan”? How do you respond when the wheels fall off your plans? We learn a great deal from the Apostle Paul’s plan to visit Rome! We are to plan. Jesus laid out a Master Plan for the first disciples in Acts 1:8. His life plan was laid … Continue reading Planning
What is your life goal? At the end of the day, what is the highest purpose that you pursue? Every person needs a framework from which to pursue that goal. Few people in history accomplished as much as the Apostle Paul. He had a very clear goal - share the gospel of Christ where it … Continue reading Pursue His goal
There is tremendous power in believing in others! When someone genuinely cares and believes in you, you excel. Several years ago a case study was conducted in a school. At the beginning of the school year, two third grade teachers were told crucial information about the class they would teach. One was told the students … Continue reading Believing in others
Life can be tough! There are unforeseen, uninvited, and unwelcome events, news, and heartaches like potholes that fill the road of life. Hitting them can jar your heart. Some are so deep, you may run off the road. It may even seem that things are beyond repair! What do we need? We do not need … Continue reading The Power of Hope!
Racial division is nothing new. The early church grappled with it. Paul wrote the book of Romans to the Gentiles in Rome. He reminded them that Jesus was a Jew. He then reminded the Jews in the Roman church that Jesus accepted Gentiles. When we accept one another, regardless of race, we bring glory to … Continue reading Racial Division
We fulfill our ultimate purpose in life when we seek to please God and accept one another! That leads to unity which facilitates our goal. What is our ultimate purpose in life? To glorify God! We demonstrate the unity, love and grace of God when we have the same mind, accept one another, and seek … Continue reading Fulfill your ultimate purpose