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 was … Continue reading The Greatest Sacrifice

Our First Love

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

The Weapon of Worship

In February 2015, twenty-one Christian young men were marched onto a stretch of Libyan beach. They were forced to kneel in the sand while their captors, dressed in black, stood above them with knives in hand. For refusing to deny their faith, they were pushed to the ground and viciously beheaded. So many details could … Continue reading The Weapon of Worship