Category Archives: God’s Favor

Favor versus Grace

God is not God of a Second Chance, No!

The religious community will grab a phrase or passage of Scripture, turn it into a popular fad and run with it until it has been exhausted only to grab another. For example, do you remember these: WWJD – everyone was … Continue reading

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Dinners Ready

It’s been a common practice the last few months for my wife to fix Sunday dinner. It’s a tight schedule due to attending church services in the morning and getting a power nap in the late afternoon before going off … Continue reading

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Of What Value Is Your Faith

And without faith it is impossible to please Him I. The Introduction of Practical Faith Living faith vs. Saving faith Illustration of living faith was crawling under the house to find a snake skin laying in my path. I had … Continue reading

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The Change

The mere title will spark curiosity in some, disgust in others, and nodding of the head from a few. Those kinds of responses are to be expected when people assume what is about to be shared. To the relief of … Continue reading

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This blog is about the “I” in who conducts baptisms

There is a growing practice that I’ve noticed taking place in the last couple of years which I sense may become a trend. At first I was a bit uncomfortable with it. It challenged me. It revolves around the “I”.  … Continue reading

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Crouching at the door

To ‘crouch’ means “to lower your body to the ground by bending your legs. Of an animal, it is to lie on the stomach close to the ground with the legs bent.” The whole idea is sneak up on a … Continue reading

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Obedience better than sacrifice

Sermon on 1 Samuel 15:1-25  I. God’s Command. 1-3“Then Samuel said to Saul, “The LORD sent me to anoint you as king over His people, over Israel; now therefore, listen to the words of the LORD. Thus says the LORD … Continue reading

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