Category Archives: Christian Teaching

What does it mean to endure to the end?

In a number of places in scripture, we are told that “he who endures to the end shall be saved.”  What does that mean?  What does enduring look like?   Matthew 24:12-14 (NKJV) 12 And because lawlessness will abound, the love of … Continue reading

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Your choice: Honor God or Celebrate Halloween

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God comforts us so we can comfort others

Have you ever thought about how God created a comfort chain?  First He allows you to endure hard times and then comforts you.  He doesn’t stop there, though.  He works through you so that you can comfort others in their … Continue reading

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God, Spiritual leader compensation and you

There are a number of congregations out there who insist that the needs of the building where they meet are more important than the needs of their spiritual leaders.  Many promise to contribute to the spiritual leader’s necessities after buildings … Continue reading

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Where is the love?

That’s the question that comes out of my mouth when reading about believers who definitely adhere to the letter of the law found in scripture but fall far short when it comes to living God’s love. Pastor G and I … Continue reading

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Suffering, God and You

God is teaching me much about suffering.  Did you know it’s actually an honor to suffer for righteousness’ sake?  Philippians 1:29 indicates and confirms that.   Philippians 1:29(NKJV) 29 For to you it has been granted on behalf of Christ, not … Continue reading

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God, Spiritual Abuse, and You

Yesterday, someone contacted me in tears because she had been cast out of a group and unfriended on Facebook.  God had sent her across my path the day before, and we were setting the groundwork for her to begin counseling … Continue reading

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