Tag Archives: proclaiming the Gospel

January 22 – Future Generations

Luke 17; Genesis 29:1-30; Psalm 22 As a follower of Christ, I am ready, in fact I am looking forward to the return of Jesus. The Christian Church has lived with that expectation for almost 2000 years. That belief lends … Continue reading

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May 24 – Any Situation is for God’s Glory

Acts 28:17-31; 1 Samuel 6-7; Psalm 53 As we end this journey through the book of Acts we see Paul doing what Paul had always done: he was proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ. When he arrived in Rome he … Continue reading

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April 13 – Whadda You Know?

Acts 4:1-22; Deuteronomy 19-20; Job 13 In Deuteronomy 19 the rules for witnesses were established – you need two or three. As Peter and John were put on trial for the “crime” of healing in the name of Jesus that … Continue reading

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June 12 – Division or Multiplication?

Romans 16; 2 Samuel 1; Psalm 72 Division: it’s not just for math anymore. Seriously, don’t you hate it when people like me try to be cute with a serious topic? We are divided in our world today in many … Continue reading

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May 24 – Don’t Touch the Big Red Button!

Acts 28:17-31; 1 Samuel 6-7; Psalm 53 A comedy gag that has become a cliché is the routine where someone is told not to touch or do something. Curiosity is aroused and the person that is told not to do … Continue reading

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May 20 – Caring

Acts 26:19-32; 1 Samuel 1:1-2:10; Psalm 49 What do you want for other people? Do we even care enough about other people to want anything for them? How often do we walk by people ignoring them because they aren’t part … Continue reading

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May 14 – The Rights Way

Acts 21:37-22:29; Judges 17-18; Psalm 43 As citizens of the United States we have certain rights. As followers of Jesus Christ we have certain responsibilities. Our rights and our responsibilities often come into conflict. Some might say that we should … Continue reading

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May 12 – The Bucket List

Acts 20:17-34; Judges 14-15; Job 42 The term “Bucket List” was made popular when the movie of that name came out. In fact while there is no mention of that phrase in literature before the movie it has since become … Continue reading

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May 5 – Life’s Not Fair

Acts 16:16-40; Judges 4-5; Job 35 My students have learned one of my favorite phrases. They roll their eyes when I use it: “Life isn’t fair; deal with it.” In general, people have this innate sense of justice and the … Continue reading

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May 4 – Meeting Brick Walls

Acts 16:1-15; Judges 2-3; Job 34 Have you ever felt like you were trying to do what God wants and that you were beating your head against a brick wall? As you sought to do what He called you to … Continue reading

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