“Do Christians believe in three Gods?”
“What is the Trinity?”
“How can Jesus be God and man?”
Let us answer these questions by first taking a look at the beginning.
We learn of the triune nature of God in Genesis. (more…)
Does God really love me?
Yes, He really does. God loves you with a deep, abiding love. He loves you more than you will ever know or possibly imagine.
Check out John 3:16, the most recognized Bible verse: “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”
Did you catch that? For God so LOVED the world . . .
Still not sure?
Perhaps you’re not wrestling with the reality of God’s love for you, but wondering how God can love you. After all, if He really knew your heart or saw all of those things you’ve done, then He would turn away just like the others.
Perhaps you’ve been hurt. Life has not turned out the way you expected or planned and your heart has been shattered to pieces, whether by your choice or the choices of others. (more…)
After a heartfelt message on brokenness, people streamed up to the altar for prayer. One young woman came tearfully up to our prayer team. She was in a life-and-death battle with cancer and asked for prayer for healing. Our pastor took a glass bottle of oil, anointed her, and prayed for her as many others gathered around her in support.
While this type of anointing is a physical anointing, it has much in common with spiritual anointing. We can better understand spiritual anointing by using physical anointing as our springboard. (more…)
“When I think of all this, I fall to my knees and pray to the Father, the Creator of everything in heaven and on earth.”
Ephesians 3:14 (NLT)
The day of the week escapes me, but I was on my knees at the bottom of the green recliner in my den, praying. The month is unclear, but it was in the late 1990’s. My prayer life radically changed. Prior to this, I had made a commitment to God; no matter how exhausted, I would not go to bed without reading my Bible and praying on my knees. I knew I needed to follow through. Deuteronomy 13:4 (NASB)
Sounds simple, right? Pray every night before bed. That should be easy enough. After all, I knew (more…)