Bitterness will kill your soul

The third angel blew his trumpet, and a great star fell from heaven, blazing like a torch, and it fell on a third of the rivers and on the springs of water.  The name of the star is Wormwood. A third of the waters became wormwood, and many people died from the water, because it […]

Worship

Worship is not an event you attend once a week; it’s the lifestyle you practice every day. In reality, everyone, everywhere, at all times is worshipping someone or something, because worship is simply the act of demonstrating the value (or “worth”) of something by giving it priority. When you prioritize one person, activity or interest above others […]

Bitterness will kill your soul

Scripture Notes on Revelation 8 The third angel blew his trumpet, and a great star fell from heaven, blazing like a torch, and it fell on a third of the rivers and on the springs of water. The name of the star is Wormwood. A third of the waters became wormwood, and many people died […]

How to Know the Heart of God

“This is why I don’t do hiking.” The day was beautiful, with clear skies over the shadow-filled canyon; the perfect day for an excursion into nature.  I was staying at a friend’s house in the hills of northeast Georgia, and Taluah Falls Gorge had been calling my name all week. Apparently, flatlanders like me get […]

How Do I Know I’m Saved?

It’s a question that comes up for many of us, and an important one. The first level of knowing that a person is saved is simply the fact that they care.  If it really matters to you, to me, that’s a good sign.  Beyond that, here are some things to look for to know if […]

Unite My Heart

 Ever feel like your heart is spread too thin? “Teach me Your way, O Lord, that I may walk in Your truth; unite my heart to fear Your name.” -Psalm 86:11 What a multitude of directions my heart pursues!  How easy it is to become so fragmented in my passions that nothing is really a […]

Fellowship and “Followship”

In Christ, FELLOWSHIP and “FOLLOWSHIP” are two sides of the same coin. If you would have fellowship with Christ, follow His teaching and commands. Once you have been in fellowship with Him, following Him will be the “new natural” desire of your heart.  In Christ, we must always “follow our heart” because He now IS […]

Jesus’ Profile Pic?

“Why didn’t any of the gospels describe what Jesus looked like?” Ever get one of those strange questions that just makes you stop and say “hmm”? I was sitting at a cafe doing some devotional reading when I got this text message from a good friend of mine; “Very important theological question for you… Why […]