Filters

There are many kinds of filters in the world today. There are filters for oil, air, water, light, and lint. Some filters save our lives from exposure to harmful chemicals, while others are simply to separate textures while cooking. Regardless of what they’re used for, they are useful and many times necessary. Believe it or … Continue reading Filters

The Power of Love and Forgiveness

Throughout our lives, we will have many opportunities to hold hard feelings against someone. Friends, family, or strangers may slander our name, deceitfully deal with us, or even physically harm us. Our first instinct is to go on the defense and become bitter. We would love to see those people pay for what they did. … Continue reading The Power of Love and Forgiveness

The Greatest Sacrifice

  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

12 Good Reasons Not to Sin

Sin. You really don’t like to talk about it. It’s not a comfortable topic of discussion and challenges your flesh to give something up. But God finds it necessary to address it because it separates you from Him. It brings destruction to your life—both now and eternally. It’s so serious that the Son of God … Continue reading 12 Good Reasons Not to Sin

The Garment of Praise

We all experience challenges in our lives.  We’ve known sickness, financial lack, broken relationships, disappointments, and even the death of loved ones.  As a result, we have had many opportunities to feel sad, discouraged, and depressed. Like a wet and ratty bathrobe, those feelings and emotions may cling to us, reminding us daily of our … Continue reading The Garment of Praise