One day in high school study hall, I decided to read Ecclesiastes. I ended up reading almost the entire book in that one class period! I couldn’t wait for the writer to tell me the answer to his repetitive question: What is the meaning of life? The author, referred to as the Teacher, discusses his … Continue reading Meditation: Life is Meaningless
He humbled himself in obedience to God and died a criminal’s death on a cross. Philippians 2:8 Obedience isn't a very popular thing in our culture today. Entitlement totally is. Obedience is perceived as something more simple than it actually is. It's perceived as an act only for small children and unethically kept slaves. It's perceived … Continue reading Meditation: Entitlement
"Why did God even put the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil in the garden of Eden if He knew Adam and Eve would sin?" This is a question my husband and I have heard a lot as youth pastors. This particular time, it came up during one of our Thursday night high … Continue reading Meditation: Blind Trust or Fatal Knowledge?
Meditation: 4 Steps to More Powerful Prayer Are any of you suffering hardships? You should pray. Are any of you happy? You should sing praises. Are any of you sick? You should call for the elders of the church to come and pray over you, anointing you with oil in the name of the Lord. … Continue reading Meditation: 4 Steps to More Powerful Prayer