Works

I was listening to the Bible on my way to work and when the reader read 1 Corinthians 15:10, I realized that Paul confirms what James has been trying to explain in James 2:17, “Even so faith, if it has no works, is dead, being by itself.” Paul said, in verse ten, “But by the grace … More Works

Experience

Recently I wrote about a contestant on The Next Food Network Star. The young man was extremely knowledgeable in cooking and I thought he would be a good fit for the show. I was shocked when they released him, dashing his dreams. The reason? Inexperience! The mentors of the show decided he did not have enough … More Experience

Tempted?

What tempts you? Are you tempted to gossip, lie or steal? Are you tempted by money, drugs or alcohol. Are you tempted by men or women? Jesus said, in Matthew 26:41, “Keep watching and praying that you may not enter into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.” Most of us, like Peter, … More Tempted?

Mistakes

I spent the entire drive to work beating myself up over mistakes I had made the day before, but God, in His grace and mercy, reminded me that even though I get down on myself for my many mistakes, He can use them to help others. In Exodus 2:11-21, Moses, when he was still in … More Mistakes

A Moment of Failure

I love watching cooking contests on T.V. and on this seasons Next Food Network Star they also had a show called Come Back Kitchen. On this show they bring back contestants who had previously failed and give them another chance. One of the contestants who came back is a young man named Matthew. His previous … More A Moment of Failure

Nuggets of Insight

Have you ever said to yourself,  I wish I had the insight of my Pastor or Sunday School teacher? I have, and that’s when God showed me that He will give His insight to anyone who searches for it! God has placed in his word many nuggets of insights for us to discover. It is … More Nuggets of Insight

Boundaries

Have you ever wondered why Eve, when asked by the Devil in Genesis 3:3 about eating the fruit, replied to him, “You shall not eat from it or touch it, or you will die.”? God’s command clearly states in Genesis 2:16-17, not to eat it. The command