4 Principles for Life

  Don’t expect people will treat you the way you would like All of us want others to treat us well.  Indeed, we often do good to others with the expectation that they will reciprocate or at least be appreciative of our kindness.  Nevertheless, we need to recognize that this will not invariably occur. ThereContinue reading “4 Principles for Life”

The Word became flesh

The Word became flesh.

This is the introduction of Jesus in the gospel of John. And that is the apt description of the greatest event this world has ever seen. As the gospel says, this Word is the one who was God who in the beginning created everything which had a beginning. At the perfect timing of God, the Word was born into this world in human flesh. The world celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ as Christmas.

Just why do people leave a church?

The Bible uses familial terms, such as father or mother or brother or sister, more than any other to describe its people. Families, real families, come with problems and differing levels of development. Kids do spill milk and babies have diapers that need to be changed. this is time for conscientious questioning by each one about their heart condition in the presence of the Great Physician’s private exam room. Have you lately asked Him His opinion about your version of “doing church?” Possibly, you are afraid to ask the question and hear His diagnosis.

How to deal with discouragement while doing good work

“For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labor of love, which ye have shewed toward his name, in that ye have ministered to the saints, and do minister.” Hebrews 6:10 This Bible verse is a message of encouragement. It not only comforts us but gives us a hope of steadfastness, and enablesContinue reading “How to deal with discouragement while doing good work”

Raising Godly Children-Teaching Respect

What is the most important virtue for a parent to teach a child?  Honesty?  Generosity?  Patience?   Compassion?  All these are not only important but vital to the development of Christian character.  But God places one character quality above all others, the fifth commandment:  Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be longContinue reading “Raising Godly Children-Teaching Respect”