Spiritual Stop Sign

“Enter through the narrow gate because the gate and road that lead to destruction are wide. Many enter through the wide gate. But the narrow gate and the road that lead to life are full of trouble. Only a few people find the narrow gate.” (Matthew 7:13-14) Did you realize that every time you see a STOP sign you can

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Sorrow That Brings Joy

I can guarantee this truth: You will cry because you are sad, but the world will be happy. You will feel pain, but your pain will turn to happiness. John 16:20 Imagine the good feeling inside a baseball player when he steps up to the plate, leans back, and knocks the ball clear over the fence. Some of us know

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Nailed – 03/06/13

As the soldiers led Jesus away, they grabbed a man named Simon, who was from the city of Cyrene. Simon was coming into Jerusalem. They laid the cross on him and made him carry it behind Jesus. A large crowd followed Jesus. The women in the crowd cried and sang funeral songs for Him. Jesus turned to them and said,

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Repentance – 03/03/13

At that time some people reported to Jesus about some Galileans whom Pilate had executed while they were sacrificing animals. Jesus replied to them, “Do you think that this happened to them because they were more sinful than other people from Galilee? No! I can guarantee that they were not. But if you do not turn to God and change

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It is Finished

After Jesus had taken the vinegar, He said, “It is finished!” Then He bowed His head and died. – John 19:30 One of the last things Jesus said from the Cross before His death was, “It is finished.” These words could have at least two meanings. Let us try to understand them by using the same words in different situations.

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Hail King! – 02/27/13

The soldiers led Jesus into the courtyard of the palace and called together the whole troop. They dressed Him in purple, twisted some thorns into a crown, and placed it on his head. Then they began to greet Him, “Long live the king of the Jews!” They kept hitting Him on the head with a stick, spitting on Him, and

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