Tag Archives: Righteousness

August 9 – What Do We Mean By “Salvation?”

“If you declare with your mouth, ‘Jesus is Lord,’ and if you believe in your heart that God raised Jesus from the dead, you will be saved. We believe with our hearts, and so we are made right with God. … Continue reading

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April 25 – We Use God’s Blessings to Bless Others

2 Samuel 21-22 Luke 18:24-43 “When the people heard this, they asked, ‘Then who can be saved?’ Jesus answered, ‘The things impossible for people are possible for God.’” (Luke 18: 26-27 NCV) Jesus’s reaction to the rich young ruler startled … Continue reading

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December 16 – Trash or Treasure?

Philippians 3; Ezekiel 23; Isaiah 51 It’s that time of year where if you haven’t seen any version of “A Christmas Carol,” you just might not be watching TV. According to a meme that’s making the rounds this year, A … Continue reading

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November 4 – Just a Little Bit More

1 Timothy 5:23-6:21; Jeremiah 3-4; Psalm 120 You may remember the TV show “Cheers.” If so, you should remember all the character’s names, well, at least the main ones. You don’t? Theme song’s wrong again. In one of the episodes, … Continue reading

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June 26 – The Last Judgment

Mark 8:1-21; 2 Samuel 19; Daniel 12 One Christian argume…er…discussion revolves around the end times. We have those, uhm, discussions that revolve around the question of whether or not Jesus returns before the millennium, and if so whether that happens … Continue reading

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May 28 – All Means All

Romans 3:9-31; 1 Samuel 12; Psalm 57 You’ve probably heard the saying “All the ground at the foot of the cross is level.” I’m sure that many people who hear it, wonder what it means. Those who understand the phrase … Continue reading

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May 17 – What Price is Convenience?

Acts 24:10-27; Judges 21; Psalm 46 We live in a world focused on convenience. Need something quickly? Go to a convenience store. Sure, you’ll pay a higher price for those cans of food, but you won’t have to wait as … Continue reading

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February 5 – Justice

Hebrews 1; Genesis 45:1-46:27; Psalm 36 “Blind Justice” is often seen in courtrooms. Blindfolded and holding scales, her image is a reminder that justice is supposed to deal fairly and impartially with all people. In America, we say we believe … Continue reading

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January 12 – Bloopers in Prayer

Luke 11:1-28; Genesis 19; Psalm 12 Outtakes. Sometimes those are the best parts of any TV show or movie. Outtakes or bloopers happen when an actor forgets their line, starts laughing, or somehow messes up. We enjoy them so much … Continue reading

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December 16 – Meeting Needs

Isaiah 11:1-9; Micah 4:8-13; Luke 7:31-35 A receipt was posted on Facebook yesterday. People were doing anything to get water as our city had a “don’t even turn on the faucet” alert. One person went to a store and bought … Continue reading

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