Apologies and Amends

How should one make a confession or an apology? Is it mere words or should subsequent actions follow? The following guidelines for a confession and repentance are from Ken Sande, Peacemaking for Families: A Biblical Guide to Managing Conflict in Your Home. A book I highly recommend on the subject. They are the 7 – A’s of Confession with…

God Who Promises (Prophets)

  MOTIVATE  SECULAR views on hearing from God 1.      Silent                     i.      Atheism: God doesn’t exist                   ii.      Agnosticism: God cannot be known                 iii.      Deism: God is distant SUMMARY: God doesn’t exist or silent so, only natural, scientific explanations nothing supernatural. PROBLEM: Science says trust and believe the evidence… but what if evidence leads…

Generation Lapse Restored

Psalm 51 This psalm is David’s diary of repentance. After layers of sin with Bathsheba and being held accountable by the prophet Nathan, he wrote this psalm. David was broken before the Lord. Brokenness is a scary place. Some people call it rock bottom. Other’s call it the end of your rope – or of…

What if I could live without regrets or rewind and have do-overs?

The Bible shows that life’s decisions matter, our actions carry grave consequences. In Israel’s time, King Ahab found this out as much as anyone. Ahab could and should have been a king to lead Israel to follow God. Yet, he allowed evil influences into his life and completely rejected God’s ways.  Listen to these statements:…