• Rest

    “Therefore, let us fear if, while a promise remains of entering His rest, any one of you may seem to have come short of it.  For indeed we have had good news preached to us, just as they also; but the word they heard did not profit them, because it was not united by faith in those who heard.”  Hebrews 4:1-2 (NASB95) In this world, there are many things that can cause fear in our hearts.  There are those things that we can voluntarily subject ourselves to that will produce a response of fear which we call entertainment – rollercoasters, mountain climbing, scary movies, etc.  Then there are those things…

  • Sinners in a Dr. Pepper World

    When I was a child in the late 70’s, the company that produced the Dr. Pepper soft drink had a popular TV commercial that experienced a lot of air time.  I remember it had a catchy theme song that was intended to inspire you to go buy a bottle of pop.  Almost thirty years later, I can still hear the song…“I’m a Pepper, he’s a Pepper, she’s a Pepper, we’re a Pepper, wouldn’t ya like to be a Pepper too?”  Sound familiar?  In case it doesn’t or if it was before your time or you just want to take a walk down memory lane, here it is. “I’m a Pepper” Boy, they sure knew…

  • So…You’re a Sinner?

    “Either sin must drown or the soul burn.”  – Thomas Watson,  The Doctrine of Repentance I am so thankful that God is in the business of restoring lives from the ravages and tragedy of sin.  I am so thankful that in Christ, we have been and are being transformed into new creatures who have been delivered from the power of darkness and  translated into the kingdom of God’s dear Son.  I am so grateful for the Son who has allowed us entrance through the narrow gate leading to life and for the Holy Spirit’s ministry that trains our feet to walk confidently on paths of righteousness for His name’s sake according to the Father’s plan.  I…