“JOY to the World”

Philippians: We read in James to have joy in all of our trials and temptations that come our way. In Philippians, Paul reminds his audience that joy is internal and leads to our external. It must begin there before we can share it outside, and Paul is our example, even amidst the persecution he faced […]

The Truth About Christmas

1 John 3-5 A Christmas Message from John Today, as we stop to ponder the truth of Christmas, the Apostle John writes to remind us why God sent His only begotten Son on that Christmas night so long ago. [1 Jn 3:5] He was manifested to take away our sins, [1 Jn 3:8] He was […]

“Guarding the Investment”

Advent Series #9: 1Tim 6 Our world is consumed with protecting investments.  Seminars are replete with:  give me your money and  I  will invest it and bring you dollars untold.  As  Paul closes this personal letter to  Timothy he leaves him with one charge and it has nothing to do with the investment of money. […]