Bulls on Your Altar

How does sacrificing bulls on God’s altar teach us about right sacrifices to God?

After establishing the right relationship with God through His cleansing power, we see that God WILL delight in right sacrifices and that bulls will be offered on God’s altar. It isn’t that God is completely displeased with sacrifices and offerings (religion). It is that sacrifices and offerings (religion) are only acceptable to God through faith in His Son, Jesus Christ. Once we know Jesus we are made holy so that we may offer sacrifices to God in Spirit and in Truth (Romans 12:1; 1 Peter 2:5; Matthew 5:23-24).

A Jolly Missionary Report

I made a new friend recently as the result of reading about his faithfulness through a trial. I found myself praising the Lord so much while reading his letter that I wanted to share it with you. My wife and I signed up to begin supporting this mission monthly, and I...

Myths and Truths About Foster Care, part 2

In my last post, I went through some myths and truth about foster care and focused a bit on interpersonal issues. This time, I want to look at the big picture and talk a good bit about adoption. Throughout this series, I've tried to emphasize the great need for the...
The Saddest Day in Church History NO ONE Talks About

The Saddest Day in Church History NO ONE Talks About

Christ's bride has had many dark days throughout its history.  We've survived persecution in every century.  We overcame theological falsehoods asserted as facts.  We've been downgraded, liberalized, made mystical, and became seeker sensitive.  Charlatans, popes, and...

The High Calling of Foster Care

The High Calling of Foster Care

I crept into the room for the 4th time that evening. She was asleep in a bed we bought earlier in the summer, hoping to put it to good use. It was now 2 in the morning, and I just couldn't help but look in on her one last time before bed to make sure she was warm,...