The world started with God. He spoke, and it came into existence. God existed before all else. He is not created. He created all things.
Human beings started with God. Before the world was created, God planned to make man. In fact, everything else was created for man’s benefit.
Salvation started with God. He gave free will to man, so that the choice to love and serve God would be a real one. But man rejected God. God was not content to leave it at that. He had decided to bring man back to himself. Continue reading “Start with God”
We must look at the bigger picture if we will see the truth… Continue reading Why our good ideas don't matter to God
The editor covers the gamut today in a wide range of subjects, from the new year to blanket statements to the basics to cows. Yes, cows. Continue reading Sundries, early in January
Everything has its moment, we say, and it’s true. The start of a new year is time to make plans, to plant the seeds of goodness, righteousness and love, to evaluate what we’ve done in the past and who we’ve become and to chart a new course or make corrections in a good course already begun. Continue reading Of Times and Seasons
The cross of Christ had significance because the man who hung on it was different from the others. The Romans crucified three men that day. Hardened soldiers crucified thousands of people. But only one man’s suffering brought redemption. Continue reading Jesus Grew
We stand again at the door of another year. It’s become old hat. I now go to bed and sleep in the new year, rather than staying up to usher in Day One of the newborn. Though the ceremony has lost its luster, the excitement and trepidation of using a new year for the Lord continue to stir the imagination.
I went to the New Testament and asked, “What good is a year?” Here are a few items to consider as 2010 nears. Continue reading “What Good Is a Year?”