God’s voice is not the only voice that speaks to us. There are times we will hear God’s voice, the voice of demons, and even our own flesh speaking to us. How can we know who is speaking to us? We can know when God is speaking to us. His ...Read More »
The Devastation of Good Intentions
The first year we lived here, the fig tree amazed me! The fruit was abundant and delicious … nothing like a dried fig. Late in the year, though, a pesky vine began weaving through the branches. Friends alerted me to the vine being poison oak. Logic told me, “Get rid ...Read More »
Does The Truth Really Matter?
It started with an internet search to find unusual Bible passages, but the information that appeared was unexpected. Not only were the verses displayed on some sites taken out of context, no consideration for the verses around them or the Bible as a whole, but Christ was depicted as mean-spirited ...Read More »
Satan’s Voice Is Like the Song of the Sirens
According to Greek mythology, sirens were mermaid-like creatures that sang beautiful music in an attempt to lure sailors to their death, and unfortunately, their attempts were often successful. There were two groups of sailors, however, that were able to escape the lure of the sirens, each with its own unique ...Read More »
Are You Believing a Lie? Do You Want to Know the Truth?
“If what you believe to be true is not, would you want to know?” A friend posted this as her Facebook status after our pastor posed the question in church. Here were a handful of the responses: “It depends on what it was.” “Yes, I’d want to know.” “Probably not.” ...Read More »