Tag Archives: Love of God

Power of prayer

James 5:13-18 Most Christians, at one time or another, have asked someone to pray for them. There is little doubt that as you read this, you also remember a time when you asked someone to pray for you. Praying for … Continue reading

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They will know by our love

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 As the old camp song says; they will know we are Christians by our love. Who will know? Why, those who have little use for the Church of Jesus Christ, that’s who. They will know we are … Continue reading

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God answers prayer

John 15:9-17 We have heard it said many times before; I prayed but God has not answered my prayer. What is more likely is that following our prayer, we have not taken the time to wait for God’s response, or … Continue reading

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Don’t worry, be happy

Philippians 4:1-9 There was a song released in 1988 imploring its hearers to put away the worries of the world and simply enjoy life. Bobby McFerrin’s “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” is certainly a nice little tune that might make us … Continue reading

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For the sake of sinners

Matthew 9:9-17 Once, I met a man named Greg. Greg was homeless. He was one whom society overlooked or avoided. Still, Greg was a member of our community, a person created by God, a sinner in need of redemption. Who … Continue reading

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Do you love God?

John 14:15-31 “Do you love God?” To good Christian folk this question seems to have an obvious answer, of course we love God. Before we answer too quickly, perhaps we should consider another question; “Do we keep his commandments?” The … Continue reading

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Calling on God by name

Exodus 3:1-15 Our names identify not only who we are, but also where we come from. Names remind us of our heritage. They are a vital link to past generations. When we speak of those whom we love we tend … Continue reading

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