For God so loved the world…

Most people know John 3:16.  For some reason, it seems to be one of the easiest verses in all of scripture to memorize.  But, have you ever stopped to think about the word “so” in this great verse? 

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Life Within the Boundaries

Many times, the Christian life is reduced to a system of do’s and don’ts.  Many people choose not to place their faith and trust in Christ because they are afraid that they will have to give up their favorite activity, or rearrange their entire life.  This comes from an improper perspective on boundaries.  Yes, there are things that the Bible says are outright sins.  Things from which the Christian should stay away.  Usually the big ones come to mind.  Murder, theft, adultery, but Galatians 5:19-21 tell us that the fruit of the flesh include such things as lying, idolatry, envying, and strife.  These are boundaries for the Christian life.

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A Reminder on Election Night

As we sit and watch the developments on this year’s election, sometimes it is easy to be surprised by the results. However, we must remember that there is no surprise in the throne room of God. He is not watching the television in amazement, wondering how it has come to this.

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