All or Nothing

"So therefore, any one of you who does not renounce all that he has cannot be my disciple."  Luk 14:33 How important is your relationship with Christ?  Is it the most important thing in your life or is it just one of the more important things?  Do not quickly give a pat answer.  Think about it, for how you truthfully answer this one question will indicate where your heart is. The philosopher Socrates (469-399 BC) said the following.  "The unexamined life is not worth living."  According Read more [...]

Self Examination

"Let us test and examine our ways, and return to the LORD!"  Lam 3:40. Last night I watched one of my favorite Christmas movies, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.  And the one I watched is my favorite version, where George C. Scott plays the part of Scrooge.  It is a powerful rendition of this Christmas favorite.  As I watched, I became aware there was a very interesting message in the movie I had not seen before.  And it has nothing really to do with Christmas, but it is a very Christian Read more [...]