Don’t Be a Grinch This Christmas

It's true, one of my favorite Christmas shows is the Dr. Seuss classic, 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas!' (1966).  The wiry villain plans to dress up like Santa and sneak into houses to steal stockings and presents and trees... that is, until he meets little Cindy Lou Who from Whoville.  But you don't have to … Continue reading Don’t Be a Grinch This Christmas

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Hope for Every Christian – 2 Thessalonians 3:16

Have you noticed that Christians seem like some of the saddest people on earth? Why is that? Is it because they don't have as much 'fun' as the world? Is it because they are under the guilt of not living up to the perfection of Jesus? I don't think so... When a person gets saved, he finds new joy and hope - but at the same time loses a lot of things he once found pleasure in. Christians must learn to find hope in the right things...

Great Hope in Jesus – 1 Timothy 3:16

"I feel so much better since I gave up hope!" The bumper-sticker shocked me.  It disturbed me so deeply, I followed the truck and asked the man, "How do you live without hope?"  I couldn't believe his cynicism - the blatant hopelessness now on display with every word and gesture.  He was barely enduring life's … Continue reading Great Hope in Jesus – 1 Timothy 3:16