In the Old Testament, God required His people to offer sacrifices to Him on a regular basis. They were primarily animals—doves, lambs, and bulls—that they would slaughter and burn on an altar before God. These sacrifices, or offerings, were given to receive forgiveness for sin and to express thanksgiving and devotion to God. It … Continue reading The Greatest Sacrifice
You have probably heard the term “Last Days.” It is the time from Jesus’s ascension into heaven to His return to earth. The Last Days started 2,000 years ago, but as we observe our world today, we see that Jesus’s return is growing nearer. We don’t know the exact moment Jesus will return, but … Continue reading What to Do in the Last Days
As we watch the news, we may be overwhelmed by the surge of evil in the earth today. It can be disheartening and overwhelming. But God has told us to “be of good cheer” because He has “overcome the world” (John 16:33). One of the ways we overcome the world and the devil is through … Continue reading The Power of Prayer
My husband Michael likes to make his own air popped popcorn. Because we like to eat healthy, Michael seasons it himself rather than using a store-bought mix. We all enjoy it—except when it comes to the salt. Michael likes his salty, and since we use sea salt, it turns out very salty. After complaining about … Continue reading Are You Salty?
We see the lack of faithfulness in our culture all the time. A volunteer offers to help with a project but doesn’t show up. A salesman offers a special discount but forgets to tell about the fine print. A politician promises to put something into law but fails to follow through once elected. It’s the … Continue reading Faithful Delivery
Do you remember when you first “fell in love”? You couldn’t wait to be around that person. You did things for them that would make them happy, no matter the inconvenience. Emotionally, you couldn’t be any higher. But then time passed, and those emotions waned. Doing things to make your “love” happy became a chore. … Continue reading Our First Love