Category Archives: Christian Living

Content to serve

Matthew 13:36-43, 1 Timothy 6:6-21 Songwriter Harry Chapin spun a tale of a man named Mr. Tanner, a dry cleaner who loved his work. He was content with his work and loved his customers. Tanner was also a baritone who … Continue reading

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The truth in us

1 John 2:7-17 “If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not is us” (1 John 1:8). Early in his first epistle, the apostle John states clearly that, although our sins are forgiven through … Continue reading

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Healthy faith

John 2:13-22, Hebrews 3:1-11 Everyone has at least one bad habit, one particular vice that keeps us from getting the proper amount of rest, nutrition, or exercise. Left unchecked, bad habits can lead us along a path of poor health, … Continue reading

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Be Imitators of God

Joshua 3:14-4:7; Ephesians 5:1-20; John 9:1-12, 35-38 It is said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Those whom we imitate serve as examples, role models, mentors. We imitate their behavior, striving to meet their example. In short, we … Continue reading

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Do unto others

Romans 12:9-21 Do unto others as you would have others do unto you. Such is the golden rule taught to children throughout the years. Yet, even as we learn right from wrong at an early age, we do not always … Continue reading

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Cleanse our hearts

1 John 1:8-10 Almighty God, to whom all hearts are open; all desires known, and from whom no secrets are hid. These words are very familiar to a great number of Christians. Each week, Christians worshiping in liturgical churches bear … Continue reading

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Alone

1 John 1:1-7 Some time ago, the National Geographic Channel aired a series in which ten men were deposited on the remote reaches of Vancouver Island. The purpose of their journey was to find out which of them could survive … Continue reading

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