Why the Idea of “Social Justice” is Anti-Christian (redux)

The unmerciful slave choking his fellow slave

“‘But that slave went out and found one of his fellow slaves who owed him a hundred denarii; and he seized him and began to choke him, saying, “Pay back what you owe.”‘” (Matthew 18:28) SOCIAL JUSTICE There’s a lot of talk about social justice in our day. The best way to describe social justice [...]

Hall of Fame Tweets (Volume 17)

Twitter Bird

Here are some popular tweets you may have missed from the A Heart For God Twitter site… God, there are some tough things in my life today. I need Your strength. Please help me. Amen. #Jesus #Tworship — aheartforgod (@aheartforgod) June 29, 2014 Make sure you have somebody in your life that doesn't just tell [...]

On Apple Trees and the Importance of the Son

Christ the True Vine

“‘I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me, and I in him, he bears much fruit.’” (John 15:5ab) VISIT TO AN APPLE ORCHARD I had the opportunity to visit a local apple ranch in our area. It was a wonderful time where I found myself peering in at the baker [...]

What Would Jesus Do?

Baptism of Jesus

“But Jesus answering said to him, ‘Permit it at this time; for in this way it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness.’ Then he permitted Him.” (Matthew 3:15) A POPULAR SAYING What would Jesus do? We’ve all heard it before. It’s become a popular saying in the contemporary Christian community among our young [...]

The End of the World Has Already Come? (and the Single, Most Important Thing You Must Learn From It)

Noah's Ark

DOOMSDAY SCENARIOS There’s a lot of talk about the world coming to an end in our day. Doomsday scenarios abound whether in the media or movies or via ministers in the pulpit. But I’d like to submit to you that the world has already ended. (Boom.) Before you categorize me with the crazies, allow me [...]

Happy 4th of July, America (Patriotic Songs by Scott Wesley Brown)

Buzz Aldrin Salutes the U.S. Flag

Patriotic Songs by Scott Wesley Brown (Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Salutes the American Flag picture file below is in the public domain:

How Does Heaven’s Record of Your Spending Read?

Christ and the Rich Young Ruler

“‘Sell your possessions and give to charity; make yourselves purses which do not wear out, an unfailing treasure in heaven, where no thief comes near, nor moth destroys. For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.’” (Luke 12:33-34) AN OVER RING In the checkout line at the local grocery store, a clerk [...]

10 Mistakes People Make with the Name of Jesus (plus 1 bonus)

Stoning of Saint Stephen

Lightning fast read meant to make you think… 10 Mistakes People Make with the Name of Jesus (plus 1 bonus): 1. Don’t realize those who have surrendered their lives to God are rescued from sin and death and kept for Heaven through His name (“The name of the Lord [Jesus] is a strongtower; the righteous [...]

Men Jesus Called: Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas

Men Jesus Called: Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas

Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas (Men Jesus Called – Part 5) by Mike Campagna on Vimeo. This is supplement #5 to the Bible study: “Men Jesus Called.” Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas – it’s interesting their grouping together in the list of the Twelve. And if anything, it’s because they each had dual names. Bartholomew is mentioned with Philip [...]

Why Didn’t God Save Those Babies?

Moses with the Ten Commandments by Rembrandt

While watching the classic movie “The Ten Commandments” starring Charleton Heston as Moses and Yul Brynner as Pharoah, my son asked me a question. (He does that from time to time.) He said, “Dad, why didn’t God save those babies (when Pharoah ordered them killed)?” And the movie does depict the story pretty brutally and [...]