Souled Out

“And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul? Is anything worth more than your soul?”  – Matthew 16:26 In our culture, we place the greatest value on that which, for the most part, has no lasting value. Imagine that a giant scale has all the stuff you…

It Is Well With My Soul

“When peace like a river, attendeth my way, When sorrows like sea billows roll. Whatever my lot, thou hast taught me to say. It is well, it is well, with my soul” – Lyrics to It Is Well With My Soul.  Most people have trials in their life. They can be small, or large. Hymns often…

An Invitation To Eternity

“Since you have been raised to new life with Christ, set your sights on the realities of heaven, where Christ sits in the place of honor at God’s right hand. Think about the things of heaven, not the things of earth. For you died to this life, and your real life is hidden with Christ…

Weathering The Storms Of Life

“All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. It is by his great mercy that we have been born again, because God raised Jesus Christ from the dead. Now we live with great expectation,  and we have a priceless inheritance—an inheritance that is kept in heaven for you, pure and undefiled, beyond…

The Experience Of Heaven

“That is what the Scriptures mean when they say, “No eye has seen, no ear has heard, and no mind has imagined what God has prepared for those who love him.” – 1 Corinthians 2:9.   In the opening chapter of Huckleberry Finn, Huckleberry talks about the perils of living with his guardian, Miss Watson.…