"As a Star in the Night" Many years before the greatest event in human history a prophecy was heard throughout the Middle East. That prophecy was that a King would be born in Israel. That King would transform all of human history and experience. According to Scripture there were three men whom some call kings and others call wise men who searched for that King. Whichever they may have been they traveled through the night following a star which guided them to the location o
I find it difficult to believe that we are approaching the end of 2018. Where has all the time gone? During this time of year I have a natural desire to stop and be thankful. In the days and weeks ahead, we will gather with families and friends to share meals, fellowships and presents. These are all ways that we choose to be thankful. As we think about being thankful, we should naturally turn toward our Heavenly Father. Our lives are unbelievably different because we ha
In Acts 10 God speaks to Cornelius, a centurion, through an angle. He assures him that his prayers have been heard and that he should call for a man named Peter. Cornelius gathers his most trusted servants and sends for Peter. In preparation for Peter’s arrival Cornelius gathers his families and friends (Acts 10:24). Why did Cornelius gather family and friends to listen to Peter? Did he expect that Peter had something life changing to share? Was it his love for them?
Philippians 2:4 - “Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.” Ephesians 4:32 “And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you.” John 13:34-35 - 34 “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. 35 By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.” We are called to care for o