Political and Spiritual Freedom

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.” Galatians 5:1 ESV Happy July 4th – Independence day! I have been thinking about the parallel between political freedom and spiritual freedom. This verse above is a good one for Paul’s statement,(…)

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The “Glory” of Ministry

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “To the present hour we hunger and thirst, we are poorly dressed and buffeted and homeless, and we labor, working with our own hands. When reviled, we bless; when persecuted, we endure; when slandered, we entreat. We have become, and are still, like the scum of the world, the refuse of all things.” 1(…)

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The Human Way

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY… “For while there is jealousy and strife among you, are you not of the flesh and behaving only in a human way?” 1 Corinthians 3:3 ESV The contrast between the spiritual and carnal or human nature is observed and commented on throughout scripture. James wrote, “For where you have envy and selfish(…)

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Keeping It Simple

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified.” 1 Corinthians 2:2 ESV The more I learn, the longer I live, the greater my appreciation for simplicity. Some of the greatest insight comes from having a “firm grasp of the obvious.” Preachers and teachers easily become prey(…)

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Obedience, Forgiveness and Restoration

Yesterday I connected with Luke and Melanie Able. This newly-wed couple are campus missionaries at CU in Boulder. Both of them came to Christ as students at the school and have committed their lives to reaching students on campus through the ministry of their local church. We are pleased to be a part of their(…)

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Great Grace

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that was given you in Christ Jesus…” 1 Corinthians 1:4 ESV At our chapel service at Morning Star Assisted Living we sang the chorus of the old hymn “Grace Greater Than All Our Sin.” The words(…)

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