Healing Through Forgiveness: It's Not Only About Receiving

Healing Through Forgiveness: It’s Not Only About Receiving

One of the most humbling truths in salvation is the realization that we have been forgiven by God.  Regardless of what we have done, the places we have gone, the things we've said, God, through Christ, has forgiven us for it all.  It's a treasured truth that can crack even the hardest of hearts – to know we have been forgiven (and loved) in spite of ourselves. Forgiveness in salvation truly is all about receiving, but in our daily dealings with others, it often becomes more … continue »

Making Prayer a Priority

Making Prayer a Priority

We make time for a lot of things in our lives, but how much of it do we really set aside for prayer?  When we wake up in the morning, do we remember to thank God for allowing us to see this new day?  When we sit down for a meal, do we take a moment to thank Him for it?  When struggles come, do we consider Him and ask for … continue »

Jesus Christ, The Author and Finisher of Faith

Jesus Christ, The Author and Finisher of Faith

There have been many commentaries written about the phrase from Hebrews 12:2, "Jesus the author and finisher of our faith."  He said Himself in Revelation 22:13, "I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last."  All things begin with Him and all things end with Him, so it makes sense that He … continue »

How Important Is Faith? A Practical Look At True Faith

How Important Is Faith? A Practical Look At True Faith

"And he did not many mighty works there because of their unbelief." (Matthew 13:58) From the beginning of time, God has always honored faith.  In Genesis 15:6, the Bible states in reference to Abraham, "And he believed in the LORD; and [God] counted it to him for righteousness."  This was the first documentation in … continue »