Jesus’ Radical Teachings!

Jesus' radical teachings!

Jesus Christ is the Master of instruction to live a positive life. His Sermon on the Mount, found in Matthew, chapters 5 ,6, and 7, eloquently reveals what is important in life, and how we can grow in the kingdom of heaven.

Two thousand years ago, enormous crowds gathered together on a hillside near Capernaum, as Jesus preached for several days what has become one of His most famous messages. Continue reading

Keep God’s Name Holy!

Keep God's Name holy!

The following is an excerpt from chapter five of my book:

Lift Him Up don’t Pull Him Down – The eternal importance of never momentarily taking our Lord’s name in vain.


Our holy God’s son is God’s Word in the flesh. Jesus came to us to demonstrate God’s Word through His love for us. His was baptized around the age of thirty, and His ministry lasted approximately three years. In that short span of time, Jesus selected a devoted group of twelve disciples. They gave up all they had, in order to follow and learn from Him.  Continue reading

7 Ways Jesus Offers Love!

7 ways Jesus offers love!

Scripture offers us many examples of Jesus loving on the poor, the sick, the lame, the outcasts, and also those in mourning. 

Nothing Jesus did was done in secret. All of his acts of loving kindness were witnessed by others. Often, the groups of witnesses included people who hated Jesus, such as the:

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5 Christian Truths!

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1 John 5:13 I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life.

Biblical history reveals the Apostle John wrote 1 John somewhere between A.D. 85 and 90. Because John was an eyewitness to the life, death and resurrection of Christ, John wrote with authority all that he saw and heard. In the book he specifies five truths all Christians believe. Continue reading

God Loves YOU! It’s A Fact!

God loves you! It's a fact!

God loves you! He loves every part of you! God loves your indecisiveness, your ability to smell coffee two floors up and your quick smile. He loves you grow herbs from seed and your left eye brow is slightly higher than your right. He also loves you help your mother find her favorite lost purse without ever complaining, because you know dementia is setting in.

But do you really understand the depth of His love? Continue reading

Jesus Gives Victory!

Jesus gives victory!

After Jesus Christ resurrected, the new church was quick to expand. His new followers called Christians, had the mission of spreading the Good News: Jesus has authority over death! Their greeting to each other reflected this truth.

When two Christians would meet, one would say: “He is risen.” The other would respond with: “He is risen, indeed!” Today, that exchange is often repeated by pastor and congregation in church services throughout the world. What a beautiful public acknowledgment demonstrating we believe in the hope Jesus promises. Continue reading

7 Reasons I Love Joy!

7 reasons i love joy!

I am blessed with two different joys in life. My first joy – joy in the Lord, is what blesses me with my second joy – Joy, my daughter. Both joys fill my heart with love and thankfulness, but since the former created of the latter, I’ll acknowledge His joy first.  Continue reading

Baptism Proclaims What God Already Knows!

Baptism proclaims what God already knows

Baptism is an outward proclamation of inwardly repenting sin. The symbolism represents our sin washed clean by water; though baptism was not new to the Jewish nation. Levite priests were commanded to practice the act of cleansing themselves with water before carrying out their priestly duties. 

The Bible’s famous baptist, John the Baptist (son of Zechariah), was  known for his unconventional ways. He wore clothing made of camel’s hair and leather, and consumed a unique diet of locust with wild honey. This wilderness man also preached an aggressive message which included baptism of repentance for forgiveness of sins.   Continue reading

You Can Not Fool God

You can not fool God

Only God knows what is deep inside each one of us. He knows the direction of our hearts when we think, speak and act. I may demonstrate the action of a good deed simply because that is what is expected of me. But God, my Creator, knows me inside and out. So He knows if on certain occasions my conduct looks genuine on the outside but is false on the inside.

God can not be fooled by kind actions or positive words which try to cover up misdirected hearts and unrighteous thoughts. Continue reading

God Can Conquer Your Inner Villain

God can conquer your inner villain

Do you ever feel like you live in constant battle with temptation? As though there simply is no other choice but to give in to: immoral conduct, the determination to argue, the desire to get even, getting drunk, the impulse to take God’s name in vain, smoking, the craving to over eat, the eagerness to act selfishly?  The list goes on…

Each of us has a different life story, which in turn creates individual situations for temptation. However, mentally we still go through the same process. “Should I or shouldn’t I?”, followed by the pros and cons of what happens if I do or I don’t.   Continue reading