Businesses close. Schools close. It is marked on the calendar and observed carefully by millions of people around the world. So what is it? What is Good Friday all about? Before I answer those questions, let me offer another twist. I’m not convinced that Good Friday really is Good Friday. I never have been. Why [...]
I have addressed the growing disconnect in America between the label of Christianity and the practice of Christianity. They are NOT one and the same. Roughly 2000 years ago, Jesus Christ, upon whom the Christian faith is built, began this week with cheering crowds and finished the week with jeering crowds that demanded his crucifixion. [...]
Yesterday, I began part one of this post by addressing the Constitution and Health Care. I don’t want to go back and rehash all of that, you can reread it for yourself. However, I want to use the ideas from yesterday as a parallel to what I believe is an even greater challenge facing us. [...]
Let’s continue or reading today of chapter 2
VS 1-4, GOT ANYTHING? GIVE IT AWAY – This is a challenging section for most of us. Paul asks a very basic question here..”Is there any value for you in being a Christian? Do you receive anything from Christ?” How can you answer that any other way but yes? It’s basically a rhetorical question. Paul knows the answer. He just wants them and us to answer it. THEN… he says….
This chapter is kind of like being a kid in a candy store. There’s so much here to talk about, how do you pick a few? But, my goal in doing these daily studies is not to give everything there is to give, but to whet your appetite for more. To give you a taste and let you take the initiative in extra helpings.. so here we go.