Like the Sun

“You are the light of the world. A city on that is set on a hill cannot be hidden.” –Matthew 5:14 I was at school when the recent solar eclipse was happening. My professor let all of us students get to class late so that we could watch it. My friends and I pulled out…

Stepping Out in Faith

“Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all we ask or think according to the power that works in us.” -Ephesians 3:20 Have you ever wanted to obey God’s call, but you were just too paralyzed by doubts and fears to take that first step of faith? Have you ever felt…

Lord and Savior

Lord and Savior. It took me a long time to grasp the significance of that term, though my mom had used it as long as I could remember. To me, those two words just always went together, but as I’ve gotten older, I’ve realized that people often get stuck on one, and struggle to reconcile…

There’s A Price to Pay

“So the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, ‘There is still one man, Micaiah the son of Imlah, by whom we may inquire of the Lord; but I hate him, because he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil.’” -1 Kings 22:8 Being a Christian takes sacrifice. Jesus’  gospel is not the prosperity gospel…there is no guarantee…

Why Is Prayer Important?

Prayer. This word is used 313 times in the Bible. During Jesus’ life here, He spent much time praying and teaching others to pray. Prayer is a very important part of Christianity, but have you ever wondered why? Most people today define prayer as bringing our requests to God. But, while that is an important…