Ouxano: General Principles to Keep in Mind When Reading the Old Testament

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1) God is the hero of EVERY story.We tend to get off track and view different people as the heroes. For example, in the story of David versus Goliath, the Philistine giant threatens to destroy the Israelite and David was the shepherd boy who took him out with a single stone. But David was not the hero. He merely made himself available for God. You see, anytime any person works on God’s behalf, usually it’s because they love God and are available to do His will. It’s God truly doing the heroi … [Read more...]

Carty’s Contemporary Classics: Grand Canyon Jump, Basketball Diaries & God’s Mercy

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[display_podcast]We tend to gauge who gets into heaven similarly to hitting in major league baseball.  No one even hopes to bat a 1.000 batting average because it’s impossible.  So, since it’s impossible, the standard for who is “good”, who is “great” and who is “horrible” is simply based on whoever has the higher or lower batting averages.  So, if you’re much, MUCH better than everyone else, you bust be alright.But that’s not Biblical.Or try this word picture:  Only 10’s go to heaven … [Read more...]

Real Stuff My Dad Says 50: Four in the Morning Memories

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[display_podcast] “…It’s four in the morning, I’m lying in bedA tape of my failures playing inside my headIt’s heartaches and hard knocks and things I don’t knowI listen and I wonder where will it go”-       Garth Brooks, “When There’s No One Around” Like the song says, even when we’re in the midst of an “everything’s okay” season of our lives, there are still moments when we’re struck with the memories heartaches, hard knocks and mistakes we’ve made.  People we may have hurt.  … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 60: There’s a New Day Coming!!! (And oh what a day it will be!)

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[display_podcast]My friends, there is a new day coming! Learn all about it in this week’s PODCAST. Matthew 6:9-109 “This, then, is how you should pray:“‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, 10 your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. You can search the entire globe and you will not find God’s kingdom manifested in our world today.For this reason, Paul referred to Satan as the “god of this age” (2 Corinthians 4:4), or as the Contemporary Engl … [Read more...]

My Armor: Are You More Kooky Than Christian?

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[display_podcast]What does the Bible say about the number 666? Revelation 13:16-18 (TLB)He required everyone—great and small, rich and poor, slave and free—to be tattooed with a certain mark on the right hand or on the forehead. And no one could get a job or even buy in any store without the permit of that mark, which was either the name of the Creature or the code number of his name.  Here is a puzzle that calls for careful thought to solve it. Let those who are able, interpret this cod … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 19: Tearing Down the High Places in our Minds

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[display_podcast]Deuteronomy 33:29 says “Your enemies will cower before you, and you will trample down their high places.”Christ is our life and our breath and our hope and our courage. In him we live and breathe and have our being. And apart from him, we can do nothing (John 15:5). But once we have accepted Jesus as our Lord and Savior, received his death in our place, received his forgiveness for our sins, invited him to take his rightful place and rule our heart, we will never be apa … [Read more...]


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