Category Archives: Uncategorized

WISE UP

What does it mean to be a wise person?  In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus ended the sermon by talking about the wise and foolish ones.  He said those with wisdom were the ones who heard his words and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

BEING CONSISTENT

Being consistent in our thinking, speech and actions has to be one of the most difficult challenges we face.  It is obvious that the consistency in Jesus life was often the very thing that got him into trouble with the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

HOMETOWN THINKING

In most of our minds, our hometown has a very special place.  It may be small or large, city or country and in any part of the world.  Yet, wherever it is and whatever it is like we tend to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

WE ARE AMBASSADORS

Christians are referred to in many different ways in the New Testament.  Jesus emphasized to the apostles that they were not to be called by titles such as a rabbi, Master or teacher since he was their rabbi, master, and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

PREPARING YOUR MIND

“Get ready, get set, go.”  It had been a long time since I had used that message with anyone until our great-granddaughter, Zola was at our house and wanted to show how she could run really fast.  So she wanted … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

WHEN JESUS DOESN’T FIT

You and I have a mental image of Jesus and what he is like in different situations.  That visual may be based on what we have read in Scripture about Jesus, or it may be based on what we have … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

BEWARE THEIR LEAVEN

In reading the gospel accounts of Jesus and his work among the disciples, I often try to picture myself in the boat with Him and the twelve.  Try putting yourself into this scene recorded in Mark 8:14-21.  Jesus had traveled … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment