Contributed on Sep 29, 2013
What had Martha done wrong? Wasn't she being a servant? Wasn't she serving Jesus and his men? Was Jesus telling her she shouldn't have been preparing the meal? Or was there something else wrong here?
OPEN: A mother and her young daughter had been driving on the highway for a couple of hours and traffic had been difficult… in fact, some of the other drivers had been downright frustrating. They wouldn’t use their turn signals, she’d been cut off, tail gated, and then there had ...read more
Contributed on Oct 7, 2013
Who owns your money? What image shows who are money belongs to? And what image shows what belongs to God?
OPEN: Before the Civil War, about 15% of the US money in circulation was fake. At that time there were approximately 10,000 different currencies. One expert said “People had a hard enough time remembering what the different currencies were supposed to look like, let alone recognizing ...read more
Contributed on Oct 13, 2013
Greed is listed as one of the worst of sins - right up there with lewdness, adultery, and murder. But how likely am "I" to be plagued by greed? And how can God cure me of this terrible sin?
Back in the 1800’s there was once a 350# wrestler in Europe named “Yusuf, the terrible Turk.” Three hundred and fifty pounds is a fairly huge man, and there wasn’t an ounce of flab on the man. He was formidable. And in his four years in Europe, he was impossible to beat, ...read more
Contributed on Oct 27, 2013
Life can get dark. And that darkness can create doubt and fear in our lives. What can we do when life gets hard and there doesn't seem to be anyway out of the difficulties we face?
OPEN: One woman told about her favorite spot at the local zoo. It was an exhibit called the House of Night. It was a place where you could see creatures of the night that would crawl and fly about, but because it held creatures of the night… it was nearly totally dark. She said that one very ...read more
Contributed on Oct 20, 2013
Do you ever feel guilty about not spending enough time in prayer? Me too. But did you realize the Bible never told us how LONG we should pray? Instead it teaches us HOW to pray.
OPEN: There’s a favorite Christian song from years ago called “I walked today where Jesus walked” and it goes like this: “I walked today where Jesus walked, in days of long ago. I wandered down each path He knew, with reverent step and slow. Those little lanes, ...read more