1. Ready for the Rain?
    24 Apr, 2017
    Ready for the Rain?
    "Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock.  And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on the rock.  And everyone who hears these words of mine and does not do them will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand.  And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell, and great
  2. Putting What We Hear Into Practice
    29 Mar, 2017
    Putting What We Hear Into Practice
    But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.  For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror.  For he looks at himself and goes away and at once forgets what he was like.  But the one who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and perseveres, being no hearer who forgets but a doer who acts, he will be blessed in his doing.   James 1:22-25 Last night our family had a discussion about
  3. To Obey is Better Than Sacrifice
    13 Dec, 2016
    To Obey is Better Than Sacrifice
    And Samuel said, "Has the LORD as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to listen than the fat of rams."  1 Samuel 15:22 King Saul started off as a pretty good king for Israel.  But somewhere along the way he started demonstrating a real lack of personal devotion to God.  And once the disobedience train started moving, Saul didn't get off. Think for example what happened as recorded in 1 Samuel 15.