Tag Archives: America

In Jesus’ Words: God and Money (Matthew 22:17-21)

“Tell us, what do You think.  Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar or not?”  Perceiving their malice, Jesus said, “Why are you testing Me, hypocrites?  Show Me the coin used for the tax.” So they brought Him a … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: Let’s eat! (Matthew 15:32-37)

Now Jesus summoned His disciples and said, “I have compassion on the crowd, because they’ve already stayed with Me three days and have nothing to eat. I don’t want to send them away hungry; otherwise they might collapse on the … Continue reading

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A Halloween observation from an outsider

The question comes up every year this time – should Christians celebrate Halloween? Clearly, a person’s salvation is not determined by this holiday, so it then becomes a secondary matter for Christians.  It is more a matter of impact and image. I … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: The parable of the good crop (Matthew 12:48-13:9)

There are 7 billion people in the world.  350 million live in the United States of America. America has 5% of the world’s population, yet consumes 40% of the world’s resources. One billion people in the world do not have access … Continue reading

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The Response

It has been heartbreaking to watch the news this last week, with riots and looting and angry words being thrown back and forth.  But what I noticed most on the faces of the people I saw on television was a look of … Continue reading

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Charity in America

  A wealthy Christian man who lost everything in a financial downturn was asked if he ever regretted all he had given to the Lord’s work. He replied, “What I gave, I still have. What I kept, I lost.”   … Continue reading

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