Sin Wants You

“…sin is crouching at the door. Its desire is for you, but you must rule over it.” Genesis 4:7 (CSB) It seems so easy for Satan to get the blame for our mistakes and for the bad things in our lives. People will use verses like John 10:10a, “The thief comes to kill, steal, and... Continue Reading →

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From Darkness to Light

Genesis 1:1-5 (CSB) 1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness covered the surface of the watery depths, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters. 3 Then God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. 4 God saw that the light was good, and... Continue Reading →

Considering the Resurrection

This week we should ponder, consider, or think about the resurrection of Jesus and the impact it should have on our lives. I am reminded of the Jeremy Camp Song “Same Power.” “The same power that rose Jesus from the grave lives in us.”[1] For many of us, we believe in this same power, but... Continue Reading →

Stereotypical Poverty

One can suppose that words like poverty, homelessness, or poor produces a preconceived notion, or idea. Pictures come to mind of dirty faces, drugs, body odor, or “uneducated lazy bums”. However, this writer happens to work at Cookeville Rescue Mission in Cookeville, TN, and can share (firsthand) that there really is not a stereotypical homeless... Continue Reading →

Spiritual Warfare

Spiritual warfare, as it pertains to evangelism, is a war to win souls. Peter tells us in 2 Peter 3:9, God does not wish for anyone to perish, but He wants everyone to repent. Salvation and the gospel is for every person in the world. The Devil will use any means necessary to thwart the... Continue Reading →

Sin & Culture by Ryan Henry

No one likes to be called out on their flaws or wrongdoings, and our culture has become numb or passive to sin. Our culture seems to esteem certain sins higher or lower than others. Take for instance gay marriage, this sin has become a hot topic as of late in courts and homes across the country. The... Continue Reading →

Humility of Jesus

The nature of Christ’s humility is that of a slave or servant. Even though He was God, He did not necessarily use that fact to His advantage. He came in Human form taking on the flaws and weakness of a human body, except sin. He could have come in majesty and all the glory of... Continue Reading →

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