Reflecting God: Colossians 3:1-3

Do you know what your purpose is in life? What is your life’s focus? Are you serious about the way you live? If we are believers, if we believe that Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior, Colossians 3 makes it pretty clear: Put on your new nature and be renewed in your relationship with… Read More

Bible Doodle: Genesis 11

One day Terah took his son Abram, his daughter-in-law Sarai (his son Abram’s wife), and his grandson Lot (his son Haran’s child) and moved away from Ur of the Chaldeans. He was headed for the land of Canaan, but they stopped at Haran and settled there. Genesis 11:31 Through this genealogy (Genesis 11:10-26) and this family’s… Read More

Dig into Romans with Me (Week 15-Romans 6:1-14)

1 Well then, should we keep on sinning so that God can show us more and more of his wonderful grace? 2 Of course not! Since we have died to sin, how can we continue to live in it? 3 Or have you forgotten that when we were joined with Christ Jesus in baptism, we joined him in his… Read More

Kathie’s Roman Digs (Week 14-Romans 5:12-21)

With the world experiencing the COVID-19 pandemic right now: one person’s infection triggered this virus which has spread around the world. In our human strength we can fight it, and we win or lose the skirmishes. One person’s contamination also began the epidemic of sin, and we are all infected. But in God’s grace, sin… Read More

Dig into Romans with Me (Week 14-Romans 5:12-21)

The heading for these verses are worded differently in various Bible translations: “Adam and Christ Contrasted;” “The Death-Dealing Sin, The Life-Giving Gift;” and “The Gift of Grace Greater than Sin.” But the message is the same: Grace Wins Over Sin Every Time! 12 When Adam sinned, sin entered the world. Adam’s sin brought death, so death… Read More