Gospel Life: Race Relations

The Gospel of Jesus Christ is more than the death burial and resurrection of Christ. The Gospel is more than a plan of salvation. The Gospel is not just something you believe in and move on. You never graduate from the Gospel, instead, you go deeper into the Gospel. The Gospel changes everything. It changes…

Wisdom, Discernment, and Discretion

Proverbs 2:10-11 says, “When wisdom entereth into thine heart, and knowledge is pleasant unto thy soul; Discretion shall preserve thee, understanding shall keep thee.” I am sure that you have heard it said before that there is a right and a wrong way to do things. Sometimes we have the right idea concerning a matter,…

Conscience

  Often times we speak of having a clear conscience. Oswald Chambers says the conscience is “the eyes of the soul which looks either toward God or toward what we regard as the highest standard.” Everyone has a conscience. However, the question is: to what standard do we hold our conscience? As Christians, our standard…

The Resurrected Life – Psalm 23:6

Jesus, our Shepherd, showers us with goodness and mercy. He gives us an eternal home in glory. This is made possible by the fact that He went through the valley of the shadow of death for us. He went to the cross and took on death in our place. Thanks be to God, He conquered…

The Shadow of Death – Psalm 23:4-5

Death is something that none of us care to talk about. We would rather just ignore it and not think about it. Death is dark. Death is full of sorrow. Death is painful. Death is something that we fear. The shadow of death that the Psalmist refers to is a picture of the cross of…