Discipleship is a word that does not appear in the New Testament, but Christians and churches use this word to describe Christian living. While our definitions are often similar, Jesus clearly defines what it means to be a disciple, or Christian, and His definition is definitive.
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Luke 2:1-7 Today, Christians all over the world celebrate the coming of the Messiah, the Savior of the world. We have been shopping, going to parties and celebrations, and fighting the crowded streets and shops. But let us not forget what actually happened over 2,000 years ago.
Dan Farr, 1927-2019, was (and always will be) my dad, my teacher, my mentor, my advisor, my guide, my example, my coach, and the man most responsible for discipling me. He was a man of highest Christian character, devotion to his Savior and to my mom and family. He was generous, and self-sacrificial. He always […]
We are all emotional people. Some are more emotional than others, but all of us have been given the privilege of experiencing and expressing emotions and feelings. Just about any circumstance of life can create an emotional response that we express in our feelings. God has given us emotions and feelings because He Himself expresses […]
At Christmastime we think of family and friends, cookies and sweets, baking and cooking, trees and wreaths, greenery and lights. And shopping. We become so busy at times that we lose focus on the truth of Christmas. Advent season causes us to recall the real hope of Christmas.
We hear this a lot: One TV ad says, “Call today or go online for your free sample. You are under no obligation.” The viewer is enticed to order a free 10-day supply of a magical treatment that will help you lose weight, grow hair, or increase your memory. By calling or going to their […]