Jonah Chapter 1
by Tom Linderman on January 10th, 2023
“The Word of the Lord came to Jonah” Jonah 1:1God’s Word and God’s will are inseparable! By God’s grace, He has given each person a conscience to help guide them. John 16:9 tells us that the Holy Spirit convicts everyone who does not believe in Jesus in hopes that they will turn to Him and find Him as Savior. If they choose not to believe, God can use their conscience to hold back evil in this ...
Celebrate the beauty of a NEW YEAR!
by Tom Linderman on January 3rd, 2023
Celebrate the Beauty of a New Year!It is estimated that about 1 billion people watch on TV the Waterford crystal Time Square New Year's Eve ball drop. Ever since 1904, there has been a fireworks show celebrating the new year.The new year gives many an optimistic outlook. We as Christians know that God gives us reason to always have hope and joy. Imagine before sin entered the world, all creation ...
Happy New Year
by Tom Linderman on December 27th, 2022
It’s time for 2023Romans 12:2 “Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.”Your heavenly Father’s goal for you is to grow to be more like Christ. Sadly, there is the temptation after you have come to know Jesus as Savior, to sto...
by Tom Linderman on December 19th, 2022
Gift Wrapping“Every good and perfect gift is from above,coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights”James 1:17 This is the time of year when we think back to when the Three Wise Men went to see the baby Jesus, and, according to the Book of Matthew, “presented unto Him gifts; gold, frankincense, and myrrh.” These are simple words, but if we analyze them carefully, we discover an important, y...
A Gift That Fits
by Tom Linderman on December 12th, 2022
A Gift That Fits “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him!” Romans 15:13I’m reminded me of the woman who once stuck her Christmas wish list to the fridge for her husband to read. She kept it brilliantly simple, asking only for “something that will make me look slim and beautiful.”When Christmas arrived, she looked forward to opening a package with something silky i...
You are Precious!
by Tom Linderman on December 6th, 2022
You are Precious!“See, I lay a stone in Zion, a chosen and precious cornerstone, and the one who trusts in him will never be put to shame.” 1 Peter 2:6Many have heard the joke about the Uhaul following a Hurst, but we know how we are not able to take possessions to Heaven. It’s not hard to accumulate more than a Uhaul truck could fill and we often think about how precious our possessions are t...