Lucky or Blessed?

It’s sort of an unspoken rule that good Christians refrain from using the word “luck” when describing happy circumstances.  By far the more spiritual word is “blessed,” for it connotes divine intervention by God as opposed to mere chance. But I have wondered: what’s really the difference between these two words, and do Christians use […]

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To Good to be True?

What I love about the original Bible story of Noah itself are a couple of things:  Genesis 6:8 (NKJ) states “But Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord.”  This is very significant because it’s the word “grace” appears for the first time in the Bible. In the New International Version we read that […]

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Hypocrisy Hurts Us All

Zig Ziglar once said that he invited a friend to go to church with him. The man answered, “Well, I’d like to go. But the church is so full of hypocrites.” Zig replied, “That’s okay. There’s always room for one more.” Hypocrisy is one of the main reasons people walk away from church—or refuse to […]

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