I Plead the Ninth

I must admit that I am not sure what the ninth amendment says, but the 9th commandment from Exodus 20:16 reads like this: “You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.” When we read this in scripture, we often translate it as: “Do not lie”. … Read more

Connect Better to God With This One Truth

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When you read the stories in the Bible, it is remarkable to see how the Lord worked through common individuals of the day. God used Abraham, an old man living in a pagan land. God used puny David, a shepherd boy and the runt in … Read more

The First and Last Temples

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Backstory on the Temple The Biblical Temple is the place God’s presence dwells. The Hebrew word for temple means “Sanctuary” or “God’s palace”. Another Old Testament phrase used for God presence was “Tabernacle”. Tabernacle means “dwelling place”. Shortly after Israel made the exodus out of … Read more

Where did God come from?

This question is tricky because it assumes that all things come from somewhere. Therefore, God must have an origin. However, the Bible tells us that God created all things (Colossians 1:15-17) and understanding this truth helps us answer the question “where did God come from?”. … Read more

God does not need us but we need Him (Acts 17:25)

Acts 17:25 (NASB) nor is He served by human hands, as though He needed anything, since He Himself gives to all people life and breath and all things; In this section of Acts, Paul is addressing the intellectuals of Athens. They worship multiple gods and … Read more


  Scriptures: 2 Kings 9:13, Isaiah 9:6, John 12:12-19, Leviticus 23:40, Luke 19:28-44, Mark 11:1-11, Matt. 21:1-11, Matthew 28:19, Psalm 118, Psalm 118:25-26, Psalms 118:27, and Revelation 7:9 Topics: Life of Worship, The Life of Christ   This Sunday Marks the Christian Holiday traditionally known … Read more

JESUS IS…. Hebrews 13:8

  Hebrews 13:8 (ESV) Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.   This week’s memory verse is short but contains much power. It speaks both the everlasting nature of Jesus Christ and His unchangeable nature. As humans we are not really beings … Read more