Do You Love Everybody?

“Yes indeed, it is good when you obey the royal law as found in the Scriptures: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” But if you favor some people over others, you are committing a sin. You are guilty of breaking the law.” James 2:8-9 NLT I ran into a church member...
Do You Know Where Your Children Are?

Do You Know Where Your Children Are?

Luke 2:48-49, 52 His parents didn’t know what to think. “Son,” his mother said to him, “why have you done this to us? Your father and I have been frantic, searching for you everywhere.” “But why did you need to search?” he asked. “Didn’t you know that I must be in my...
Can You Give the Lord One Hour?

Can You Give the Lord One Hour?

Mark 14:37-38 Then he came and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, “Simon, are you sleeping? Couldn’t you stay awake for one hour? Stay awake and pray that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.” I have only just a minute,...
Do You Know Your Purpose?

Do You Know Your Purpose?

Romans 8:28 And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them.  Nia [nee-yuh] Nia means purpose “to make our collective vocation the building and developing of our...
I Won’t Shut Up!

I Won’t Shut Up!

Acts 4:18 “They called them back and warned them that they were on no account ever again to speak or teach in the name of Jesus. But Peter and John spoke right back, ‘Whether it’s right in God’s eyes to listen to you rather than to God, you decide. As for us, there’s...