Tag Archives: relationship with God

Christmas is about “God With Us”

In our worship service this past Sunday, our church sang a little chorus entitled “Emmanuel.” It goes like this: Emmanuel, Emmanuel His name is called Emmanuel God with us, revealed in us His name is called Emmanuel That little song … Continue reading

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Having a thankful spirit every day

One of the first lessons I learned as a child was the importance of “please” and “thank you.” My mom was adamant about these courtesies. She understood what I as a child did not: that failure to express humility in … Continue reading

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How Well Do You Walk?

Have you noticed that if you know someone well, you can recognize them just by the way they walk? That’s true physically, and it’s also true spiritually. In spiritual terms, a person’s walk is their way of life – their … Continue reading

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Put your past in the past!

How many times have you looked at some mistake you made in the past, some situation that went wrong because of bad decisions on your part, and said to yourself, “If only I hadn’t done that!”? One of the unpalatable … Continue reading

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Getting Ready To Share Your Faith

When I graduated from college with a degree in Electrical Engineering, I applied to IBM, and was offered an on-site interview at one of their labs. I had been told that IBM did technical interviews. That meant they weren’t content … Continue reading

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Believe That You Have Received From God

When I graduated from college, I went to work for IBM. One of the first things I did when I got on the job was to set myself up for direct deposit of my pay. With no intervention from me, … Continue reading

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We are a Royal Priesthood!

In the Old Testament, the priest stood between God and the people. His role was to relate to the people on God’s behalf, and to God on the people’s behalf. And that’s exactly the role Christians are called to play … Continue reading

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