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April 24

            When Jesus came back to life He was different than He was before. Now, at first thought, we may say that is obvious because He had now experienced death and come back to life who could be the same after that? Even in the ancient world they knew dead people didn’t come back to…

April 17

            This week for Christians is like our Super Bowl. Everything that is foundational to the Christian faith comes together in this one week in light of Christ’s death on the Cross and His Resurrection. These two significant events have changed the course of history and impacted the lives of millions.             The Cross of…

april 10

Do you ever think you get in the way of God’s work? Well, whether we think it or not, the answer is yes for all of us at times. We all get in the way of God and what His purposes are for our lives and the work He is doing around us.             Sunday,…

April 4

Arrogant people are hard to deal with and especially to get along with. It takes a lot of patient endurance to deal with someone who thinks more highly of themselves than they should. The truth is we are all arrogant at some level over something. If we are honest within ourselves we all struggle with…

March 26

This past Sunday we discussed the exclusivity of truth, and the claim that Jesus is the only way to God. Now many in our culture don’t like the term exclusive because we are often as a culture guilty of thinking with our feelings and not with our minds. People love the word tolerance, but then…

March 20

This past weekend I had a birthday, and with birthdays comes well wishes and being with friends and family. It also makes one a bit reflective of life and having made another trip around the sun. After the friends and family leave, the cake is gone, and the laughter has died out, and you find…

March 13

For the believer joy is a fruit of the spirit. To know that our sins are forgiven, our account is cleared, graced bestowed, and hope granted should create an inner celebration for those who have put their faith in Christ Jesus. Therefore, as followers of Christ, our perspective of life should be different than the…

March 6

LONE OAK NEWS Psalm 46:10 – Be still, and know that I am God; When I was young my mother used to tell me I had “Ants in my Pants” because I wouldn’t sit still much as I was always into something. Sadly, we have become an “Ants in your Pants” society because most of…

March 1

Last week we discussed truth, and I want to continue that discussion this week. Pontius Pilate ask Jesus in John 18, “What is truth?” This is a question that people over the generations and throughout the world grapple with even today. Truth is not mere opinion, perspective, or feelings, but rather a view of God’s…

February 22

What is Truth? (Part 1) Love cannot exist without absolute truth. No doubt love is the highest ethic, but love has no place of validation without truth. To illustrate this I want to begin with a short exchange within a conversation once told: Ravi Zacharias, Christian apologist who speaks around the world, was asked which…