When we are thinking Advent, we are thinking Christmas. When we are thinking Christmas, we are thinking of new life wrapped in swaddling clothes lying in the manger. This week is less death and more life. Chances are this is a little more of what you expected of an Advent study. Abraham’s faith assured him … Continue reading The Gift of Faith: In Life. In Death
I’ve heard a lot recently about how ‘bad’ the world is getting. In the same line I hear a lot about what is wrong with this generation or that. The conversation often dwindles to a point of hopelessness. Sometimes people part ways with an oh well can’t do anything about it, it is what it … Continue reading The Gift of Faith: Death, yet…
We will all experience death. Well all of us except for a few people. One of the few who did not is our topic for today, Enoch. Three verses are what we get regarding Enoch. “When Enoch had lived 65 years, he fathered Methusalah. Enoch walked with God after he fathered Methuselah 300 years and … Continue reading The Gift of Faith: Steps to Him
What is seen? Unseen? The invisible… what? I have to admit: even after growing up in the church and having good teachers and books surround me my entire life, this whole faith thing still makes my brain feel foggy. How to understand the mystery? Well, let’s take a look at Abel and see what we … Continue reading The Gift of Faith: Still Speaks
Merry Christmas and Happy Advent we are going to kick off our week talking about death and destruction. During Advent we can forget that the baby wrapped in swaddling clothes came so he could give his life for us. We can forget the baby we sing nursery rhymes was God. He was God who humbled … Continue reading The Gift of Faith: In the end.