Fear Is Not the Opposite of Faith

I once read that fear is the opposite of faith, but you know what? That doesn’t quite add up when you really think about it. Why? Because faith is a choice and a gift from God. On the other hand, fear is a feeling. If you think about it, that means you can be feeling … Continue reading Fear Is Not the Opposite of Faith

Encouragement for the Anxious: Your Emotions Are NOT Sin

To the one who deals with anxiety: Though you feel fearful or anxious, do not beat yourself up. Don't condemn yourself. Feeling a certain emotion does not mean you have committed sin. An emotion in and of itself is not a sin. Feelings arise in us, often outside of our ability to control them. That … Continue reading Encouragement for the Anxious: Your Emotions Are NOT Sin

What Does It Mean to Be Born Again?

To some this might seem elementary, but I think it is worth review. Because do we really know what the phrase "born again" means? Even for those of us who claim to be born again, we must know how to define it clearly. If not for ourselves, then we must know for the sake of … Continue reading What Does It Mean to Be Born Again?

Simple Devotion to Christ: Beware of Distractions

Be on the lookout for things that distract you from pure and simple devotion to Christ. Many things abound in this world to steal our attention away from what truly matters. Fears and distractions can crash upon us in wave after wave, threatening to knock us down. This is even more true as the COVID-19 … Continue reading Simple Devotion to Christ: Beware of Distractions

Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled

Many of us are troubled, unsettled and even anxious right now. I too have felt the same at times. Amid the rumors of wars, plaques and more, our world is not an enjoyable place to be. Panic and unknowns abounding, our world is a no blissful place in its sin-laden, fallen state. In that, I … Continue reading Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled