Cross · Forgiveness · God the Father · Humanity · Words

Seven Last Sayings of Jesus

We often put more stock into things people say at the end of their lives, not the beginning. In some ways it’s because people often have a lot more wisdom at the end of their lives. It’s also because when people have little time left, they only say what is most important. This is true… Continue reading Seven Last Sayings of Jesus

Creation · Cross · Genesis · Israel · Power · Proof for God · Redemption · Resurrection · Revelation · Satan

5 Ways God Shows His Power

If our God is not mighty, how could we rely or count on Him? If He is omnipotent, meaning He is all powerful, or unlimited in power, then nothing that is a part of His will is too hard for Him to handle. When we know and own that our God is all powerful, then… Continue reading 5 Ways God Shows His Power

Cross · Holiness · Husband · Jesus · Marriage · Sacrifice · Wife

Marriage Built on Holiness, Not Happiness

Today we have moved marriage from the idea of holiness to happiness. We have forgotten that marriage was once called “holy matrimony” and both the wedding itself, and the marriage were made to be holy.  Not only does our society misunderstand holiness, but even some who weekly dawn the pews have missed what it is,… Continue reading Marriage Built on Holiness, Not Happiness

Cross · Cross-Centered · Gospel · Gospel Centered · Jesus · Jesus-Centered

Gospel-Centered Resources

I have written several times in the past on the importance and theological accuracy of Gospel-centered theology. Cross-, Jesus-centered. Many have asked me for resources on how to study Gospel-centered theology. I have created a short bibliography that you may find helpful. Although I have not read every one of these books, I have read… Continue reading Gospel-Centered Resources

Cross · Easter · Jesus

The Mystery of the Main Street Cross on Easter Weekend

For those who live in my community of Forest City, you probably know by now that there was an interesting “coincidence” that happened recently. A man was sitting in the parking lot on Main Street waiting for the grocery store to open, and next door, on the building owned by Frugal Living a cross appeared.… Continue reading The Mystery of the Main Street Cross on Easter Weekend

Bitterness · Cross · Forgiveness · Gospel · Grace

How to Get Rid of Bitterness

When we talk about bitterness, we need to first define it. We are not talking about a bitter cup of coffee or candy bar. We are talking about the attitude carried by some people. Bitterness often comes from feeling wronged. We get angry, disappointed, and become resentful of those who have hurt us. If we… Continue reading How to Get Rid of Bitterness