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Pre-Paid Prayer

I want you to think about your telephone service for a moment. Cell phones give us the ability to call virtually anyone from virtually anywhere. Satellite phones can even be used in the most treacherous and remote of locations. The technology is as fascinating as it is stunning. 100 years ago people were using Morris Code over landlines. But for thousands of years mankind has had this “anyone from anywhere” access to God through prayer. Comparing your access to God to your access to the world; how much are you willing to pay for your cell phone service? How much would you be willing to pay if God started charging? What would be a reasonable rate? How often would you “call on Him”? Wo

Freshman Fatalities - Back to School

There are many young people across this great land raised in what society likes to call “good Christian homes”. These children are grounded in faith, taught morality, and how to make godly choices in life. And yet, more often than not, when children reach the age to leave home and go off to college kid’s fall away from faithfulness to God and leave the church. What happens to these “good young people” that they go off and choose the bad? Here are five leading causes to consider. 1) Don’t heed parents’ instruction – “My Son, observe the commandment of your father, And do not forsake the teaching of your mother; Bind them continually on your heart; Tie them around your neck. When you walk

Parable of Teriyaki Chicken

A father stops by a Chinese restaurant to pick up lunch for his growing teenage son. He brings home the son’s favorite: Fried Rice, Double Portion of Teriyaki Chicken, Fortune Cookie and a medium Dr. Pepper lite ice. The father wasn’t really hungry so he didn’t pick himself up anything to eat. As the son unpacks the food, sits down to eat, and says his prayer the waft of the steaming delicious delectable delight of teriyaki chicken catches the father’s attention. As the son lifts his head from prayer the father goes over and takes one small portion of teriyaki chicken off the top and says, “Thank you son.” The son replies to his father, “Thank YOU. It is really all yours anyway.” What can

"I Am" - Answers

Who is going to be at the assembly of the saints (a.k.a. church)? Luke 2:49; Hebrews 10:25 Who is going to stimulate their brethren to love and good deeds? Hebrews 10:24 Who is going to sing praises to the Lord? Hebrews 2:12; James 5:13 Who is going to pray in earnest heart? I Timothy 2:8; I Thessalonians 5:17; Colossians 4:9 Who is going to open their bible and examine what is preached and taught? Acts 17:11; I John 4:1 Who is going to honor Christ in remembrance through the Lord’s Supper? I Corinthians 11:23-27 Who is going to lay by in store as the Lord commanded; cheerfully and liberally? I Cor. 16:2; Rom. 12:8&13 Who is going to teach the classes that need to be taught? Hebrews 5:12; Ro

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