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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For the last three months, my personal Bible study has followed a study plan on the life of Jesus based a harmony of the gospels by A. T. Robertson. This morning, my study was the Parable of the Good Samaritan, one of the most famous stories Jesus ever told, and one that is recognizable by […]
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 […]
So, it’s a new year. The old one has gone, and many people are seriously thinking about life and ways to change and improve. The new year is a natural time for self-evaluation and goal setting. Often, we think in terms of health, fitness, business, professional development, personal relationships, and so forth. How many of […]
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 […]