Last Sunday as we looked through James 4:1-12, the topic of making our words mean something was discussed. We talked about a promise being a promise, and our words having worth. I had mentioned an Old Testament story that signified the importance of that and not foolishly making vows, citing an account of a character who displayed commitment to his word. That character is named Jephthah and while I didn’t have the chapter and verse … Continue reading →
Here is the video we watched today on the eclipse, and if you can’t see the video below, link to it on YouTube is https://youtu.be/Pce4-VbNAe. Remember, we are governed by “thus saith the Lord” not a “thus saith the signs” but as in every natural event, let it be reminder of Matthew 24:44 and Romans 13:11… The link is at: https://youtu.be/Pce4-VbNAeM.
Satan is happy to incite anger among all that will yield to it, because anger can quickly and easily be inflamed into his mission “to steal and kill and destroy” (John 10:10). But I say to you, forsake anger so you become part of Jesus’ mission of “have life and have it abundantly” (John 10:10). Now I realize we are human and society’s nose dive into sin and ignorance can cause the best of us to get angry, … Continue reading →
The mission statement of CrossHope Chapel is very simple: “To love God and make His love known.” If you think of it, it is the love for God that distinguishes the believer from the unbeliever, the saved from the unsaved, and the biblical Christian from the worldly pursuers of unrighteousness. Jesus said, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind” (Matthew 22:37). On … Continue reading →
Lately, my social media feed has been full with video clips of live church worship music and something has struck me as an oddity regarding these numerous church worship programs — light shows. I’ve noticed that there appears to be a trend for light shows as part of the worship music and I’ve noticed this on video clips of both small churches and large churches. Call me old school, but this idea of having a … Continue reading →