Just One More Piece

Image by klimkin from Pixabay America is one of the most obese nations in the world. We love our food. We love the stuff that’s bad for us. We have so many different options in this country for where to go out to eat, or kind of food to have.…

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Favorite Bible Readings

What are your favorite things to read in the Bible? I love to read the biographies of some of the great people of faith in the Bible. Passages that talk about Abraham and David, Moses, Paul, Peter, and many others. None of these people were perfect, but God was working…

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Bottoms Up

Image by AIAC Interactive Agency from Pixabay Every year, countless Americans are affected by wine and alcohol. For many, alcohol has little bearing on their lives. They may be social drinkers, or not drink at all. But I don’t know too many people who haven’t been affected by it at…

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Breaking the Tablets

What was the significance that Moses broke the first set of the 10 commandment tablets? Deuteronomy 9:13-21, Moses describes his greatest, along with the Lord’s, at the idolatry of Israel. They made a golden calf and worshiped it right after hearing the audible voice of God of God speak the…

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What Was Job’s Sin

In the Book of Job, what is Job's sin? What is the point of Job's prophecy? Is Job righteous or unrighteous? How does this text apply today and always? Job’s only sin was the friends he chose, the company he kept. I say that in jest. The Bible records at…

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Praying to God in James

Is James 5:13 basically saying that nothing is too difficult for the Lord to handle? In a sense, yes. But this verse and the following ones show that we can communicate with God no matter the situation. If people are suffering in trial, pain, and persecution, they can cry out…

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Acceptable Addictions

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay I haven’t met a person who doesn’t struggle with some kind of addiction. Psychologists and counselors tell us if a person has an addiction it doesn’t go away. They talk about management, not setting people free. It doesn’t help that several of our proclivities and…

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