The Certainty of God’s Promises?

Hebrews 6: 13-20 says, 13 When God made his promise to Abraham, since there was no one greater for him to swear by, he swore by himself,14 saying, “I will surely bless you and give you many descendants.”[a]15 And so after waiting patiently, Abraham received what was promised.   16 People swear by someone greater than themselves, and the … Continue reading The Certainty of God’s Promises?

Praying for Those Who Stray [Part 2]

Where chapters 1 and 2 left us feeling hopeless chapter 3 is beginning to show us there is hope.  Romans 3:3b-4a says, "Does their faithlessness nullify the faithfulness of God?  By no means!"  I love the excitement in, "By no means!"  Especially, when we replace "their faithlessness" with "our faithlessness."  So let's read it again … Continue reading Praying for Those Who Stray [Part 2]

Praying for Those Who Stray [Part 1]

While reading Romans 1, I was reminded to pray for those who have strayed away from God.  When Paul writes in Romans 1:21-23, "For although they knew God, they did not honor Him as god or give thanks to Him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened.  Claiming to … Continue reading Praying for Those Who Stray [Part 1]

Book Review: A Mother’s Reckoning

  April 20, 1999 was a day a lot of Americans remember.  It was the day Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris walked into Columbine High School and killed 13 people, 15 including themselves.  Sue Klebold is Dylan's mother.  She has written one of the most honest and gut-wrenching books I've read in a long time.  … Continue reading Book Review: A Mother’s Reckoning