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To Demonstrate His Righteousness

Kind of an interesting week and an interesting day; God is so very gracious to me and has shown me so very much I am humbled. Earlier this week I wrote a letter that I will be using in witnessing for Him, the letter can be found at . God has shown me something in compiling this letter that has just left me without words, all though my wife would disagree, she thinks I haven’t been able to stop talking about it, but in reality I haven’t been able to come up with words even to explain it all and still can’t, even though I will try. The biggest question is; how can God be just and merciful both? The bible tells us that God is Holy and just, but the Bible also tells us that God is merciful and love. God is described in scripture as being a judge, if He were to let guilty law breakers go free He would not be just nor would He be Holy or righteous, but God is Holy and righteous (morally perfect). Now if God punishes the guilty He is just but not mercif

Dear Friend

Dear Friend; Do you fear God? The Bible says, “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom” (Proverbs 9:10). What would you say if I told you that the reason you should fear the Lord is because He is good? In fact, not only is that the reason to fear the Lord, but it is the most terrifying thing in scripture. You may ask what is so terrifying about that, you probably take comfort in the Goodness of God. We all know certain people, because of some of the things they do, we consider them to be a good man or woman. That is our problem; we have a twisted way of defining who is good, we simply compare ourselves to other people. You see God doesn’t just do good things; God is good, He has no comparisons! All that is good comes from God; anything outside of God is evil. God is good! Why is it so terrifying that God is good? Because we are not! “No one is good but One, that is God” (Mark 10:18). Just take a look around this world and you will know that something is

Step Outside of your Comfort Zone

This past week I have been meditating and thinking about repentance and I find myself at this time thinking about fear. I guess fear has been on my mind considering that it has come up now. Yesterday a friend said to me, “Satan hates you”, and that really made me think about some things. I have been doing something over the past three weeks that most would consider to be odd. I have gone out once a week and found a corner of a busy intersection of our community and stood there with a wooden cross; with the words (John 3:16) printed on the cross beam. I had noticed that in our community there are signs everywhere and several held up by people. You see the homeless man with a card board sign that says “Will work for Food”. You see signs from businesses, some examples I’ve seen are furniture stores advertising sales, cash loan stores and restaurants all advertising for their business. A few weeks back in a worship service at church we were singing a song called; “I surrender

Why I Write this Blog

I love to talk about Jesus, He is everything to me. Each week I write down some of the things that God gives me because I can’t hold them in, I have to tell. Why do I go to church; to talk about Jesus? Why do I get together with Christian brothers; to talk about Jesus? One of the things that frustrate me the most is to get together with Christian brothers and talk about everything else but Jesus. Writing this blog has given me an avenue for doing just that; talk about my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and I am so thankful to Him for that privilege. The gospel of Jesus Christ is so incredible and so vast that we could go on for days exploring it and never exhaust all; we will never fully understand the gospel of Jesus Christ. I heard something this past week that has had an incredible impact on me and has given me so many answers and caused many more questions. Psalm 111:10 & Proverbs 9:10 both say, “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.” Wisdom is accumulated know

Food for the Believer

I would like to write to you today about “The Gospel According to John” Chapter 4:26-42, with the main focus being, the Lord willing, on verse 34. Jesus had just declared to the Samaritan woman at the well that He is the Messiah (Christ), and He did so at the exact moment that His disciples walked up, so that all would have heard. The woman runs off leaving her water bucket and goes into the city telling all the men in the city, “Come see a man who told me all things that I ever did. Could this be the Christ?” (Verse 29) While she was gone, and before the Samaritans came out to Him his disciples began to eat, for the text tells us earlier that they had gone into the city to by food. But Jesus was not eating and this bothered His disciples so they tried urging Him to eat. “But He said to them, ‘I have food to eat of which you do not know.” (Verse 32) This answer caused His disciples to talk with one another, basically saying, what is He talking about I don’t see Him eating and c