Teachings

The Power of Humility

The Power of Humility

Jesus is our supreme example of humility. Many people think that a humble person is someone who is passive, lacks confidence and does not stand up for himself. This is completely unbiblical. So what is a truly humble person like? In God’s eyes, it is someone with a contrite spirit (feeling or showing sorrow and…

The Honest Approach

The Honest Approach

I want to share a personal story about being humble and honest in business. During my real estate career, I received a call from a large corporation asking me to list 26 condos. I went to see the properties and during the interview, they mentioned that they would expect a very costly advertising and promotions…

Did I Miss Something?

Did I Miss Something?

Before a pilot takes off on his flight, he has a checklist of things to observe to be certain all is in good working order. If he forgets to check it, he may miss something, and that could cost him his life. This awareness causes him to be extremely careful not to make any mistakes….

Consider the Source

Consider the Source

“For a time is coming when people will no longer listen to right teaching. They will follow their own desires and will look for teachers who will tell them whatever they want to hear.” – 2 Tim 4:3 In the book of Titus and throughout the New Testament, the Word of God stresses the close connection…

The Unpopular Message of Jesus

The Unpopular Message of Jesus

Many people believe Jesus taught love and acceptance. No. He peached repentance and obedience (Matt. 12:50; Luke 8:21; 13:3).  The very first word out of the mouth of Jesus is “Repent,” in Matthew 4:17. Repentance means to turn from our sin, change our ways and follow Jesus. The first thing John the Baptist preached was, “Repent…

Order Out of Chaos

Order Out of Chaos

How often have we been convinced about a thing, and then discovered we were in error? Scientists have declared many things to be fact, only to discover they were wrong as they gained more knowledge. In looking at the design of the universe and creation we should recognize that there must be a designer (Rom….

Have You Invested in Heaven?

Have You Invested in Heaven?

Most of us invest in our future. We plan, save and strategize for our retirement years. Yet not many people consider investing in their eternity. The retirement years are few, but eternity is a long time. It would be prudent to have an eternal perspective and invest into our life beyond this temporal existence.The most important investment we…

Knowing God’s Ways

Knowing God’s Ways

One of the common misconceptions is that man cannot understand God’s ways. Even many Christians will respond with Isaiah 55:8–9, which says: “For My thoughts are not your thoughts,
 nor are your ways My ways,” says the Lord. “For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways…

The Narrow Road

The Narrow Road

In Matt.7:13-14 Jesus Christ teaches there is a very narrow road that leads to eternal life and there is a wide road that leads to destruction. He said in John 14:6 that He was the only way. In addition, we are instructed to walk the narrow road of a Godly lifestyle. He tells us to…