Most of us have have a fairly good understanding of the Metaphor that Jesus used when He described Himself as "The Good Shepherd". A shepherd is one who leads, feeds, and cares for a flock of sheep. Jesus saw the masses of people wandering in confusion and felt sympathy for them because they were like … Continue reading Jesus IS the Good Shepherd
Today is Father's Day in the United States, a special day to honor all of our earthly Fathers and also our Heavenly Father. Fathers and Grand-fathers play a very special role in families, one that cannot be "written out" by our hyper-feminized culture. God created the family, with mother AND father, and both roles are … Continue reading Happy Father’s Day
Jesus' Sermon on the Mount is THE most famous Sermon that has ever been preached. In this Sermon, Jesus paints us a true and accurate picture of God's incredible Righteousness and Holiness, gives us something to strive for, but yet also shows us how impossible it is for us to reach God's Standards with our … Continue reading Jesus sets the bar HIGH – the Beatitudes
Walking through this life, we see people in crowded stores, we read people's facebook messages, we encounter people in cars, trains, planes, planes, everywhere. This world is a crowded world. But what do we see? Do we see people we envy? "Boy, that girl seems to have it all together"...."Why can't I be like that … Continue reading Who do we trust in the storm?
In my previous post, we discussed some of the reasons that my husband and I choose to believe there is a God, a Creator. Life without God lacks purpose, life without God lacks hope, and life without God lacks an eternity, meaning this earthly life is as good as it gets. Now that we've chosen … Continue reading Who is God?
This may or may not be a question that you've asked before. For some, it's a really contentious question. Is there a God? Why do some people think that there is a God? What, or who exactly, is God? Is God some "made up" concept that some people believe in just to make … Continue reading Is there a God?
Have you ever wondered this before, why am I here? Maybe you've never actively thought about it, but perhaps you've had a feeling that life seems kind of pointless. Going through the same routine day after day, what's the point? We start out as kids, grow up, grow old, and then die. Right? Maybe we … Continue reading Why am I even here?