Legacy of the Apostle John The Apostle John was touched by the love of God and his ministry was consistent in sharing that love. Please read the Gospel according to John and the books of 1 John, 2 John, and 3 John to get a picture of John’s understanding of love. Many authors refer to themselves in the third person as “the writer” or “this reporter” but the Apostle John referred to himself as “the disciple whom Jesus loved.” We Continue reading The legacy of the Apostle John is “love one another.” What is your legacy?
Sometime life’s trials are too difficult to understand. Sometimes life’s troubles are too hard to bare. Sometimes life’s pain is too much to tolerate. When those times come, look to the LORD… I look up to the mountains— does my help come from there? My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth! He will not let you stumble; the one who watches over you will not slumber. Indeed, he who watches over Israel never slumbers or sleeps. The LORD himself Continue reading Count your many blessings and it will surprise you what the Lord has done
Let’s allow the Holy Spirit to work in our consciences to help us live a godly life Good music! Bad music! This can be a complex and contentious issue. Let’s not make useless rules and regulations. Let’s not make judgments. Let’s allow the Holy Spirit to work in our consciences to help us live a godly life. Consider what the Apostle Paul wrote at the closing of his letter to the Christians at Philppi… And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, Continue reading What kind of music hates God?
Does God hate a certain genre of music like: Alternative, Blues, Classical, Country, Dance, Easy Listening, Electronic, European (Folk / Pop), Hip Hop / Rap, Indie Pop, Inspirational (including Gospel), Asian Pop (J-Pop, K-pop), Jazz, Latin Music, New Age, Opera, Pop (Popular music), R&B / Soul, Reggae, Rock, Punk, Heavy Metal, Emo, Singer / Songwriter (including Folk), or World Music / Beats? Does God hate a certain instrument like: percussion instruments (drums, xylophones), wind instruments (horns, bag pipes, flutes), stringed instruments (violins, guitars, dilruba), electronic instruments (synthesizers, drum machines), or keyboard instruments (pianos, etc.)? Does God hate certain melodies? Does Continue reading What kind of music does God hate?
God’s Not Dead is a great conversation starter. I’m not the target demographic, so I won’t bore you with what I thought. The great thing about “God’s not dead” is it can start a conversation that can lead to something important. Josh’s classroom arguments are engrossing, thought-provoking and well-reasoned. On the plus side, Josh offers a well-stated argument for the existence of God, saying wisely “You don’t have to commit intellectual suicide to believe in a creator.” (USA Today) In a Continue reading Movie: God’s Not Dead