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Thursday, June 13, 2024
June 13th, 2024
         Strength can mean different things to different people.  Many, maybe most, assume that strength speaks of physical power, might and brawn.  Others might see strength in terms of influence, st...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, June 11, 2024
June 11th, 2024
            Nehemiah was a builder.  There is an Old Testament book that carries his name.  He was tasked by God with rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem that lay in ruin following the Babylonian conque...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, May 30, 2024
May 30th, 2024
           New York has been called the city that never sleeps.  God never sleeps either.  We can call upon Him at any time, anywhere and for any reason.  As followers of Christ, we have access to the...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Monday, May 27, 2024
May 27th, 2024
           The big event in 2 Chronicles 6 is the dedication of the new temple built as the place for Israel to worship and praise God.  You may recall that David wanted to build this temple—even long...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, May 23, 2024
May 23rd, 2024
            Some synonyms for the word seek include to pursue, to look for, to hunt for, to strive for and to go after something.  Seek is a good biblical word. Some form of this word is used close to...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Monday, May 20, 2024
May 20th, 2024
           Psalm 34 is a real gem of a chapter in the Bible.  If you have read all 150 Psalms recently, then you have spent some time with these compelling words.  The opening three verses of Psalm 34...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, May 16, 2024
May 16th, 2024
        There are a few challenges that we all commonly share.  One such challenge is temptation.  Bill Thrasher has written that, “temptation is a common experience for everyone (see 1 Corinthians 10...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, May 9, 2024
May 9th, 2024
          One common tactic for cults, false teachers and false teachings to pursue is to attack the person of Jesus.  We often find that these opponents attack the identity of Jesus as fully God and ...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Monday, May 6, 2024
May 6th, 2024
          In worship on Sunday, we briefly spoke about the importance of I John 1:5.  John, one of the original disciples, wrote three letters found near the end of the Bible.  The largest of those th...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, May 2, 2024
May 2nd, 2024
           In Mark 1, Jesus called His first disciples.  The second gospel records the Lord’s call in this way, “’Come, follow me,’ Jesus said, ‘and I will make you fishers of men.’ At once they left ...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Monday, April 29, 2024
April 29th, 2024
             I recently read a news report about a Christian organization that had developed an artificial intelligence (AI) priest that could forgive and absolve people of their sins through a virtua...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, April 25, 2024
April 25th, 2024
           Grace is a gift or reality that we almost always associate first with God.  Such a pairing makes sense.  God is gracious.  And grace is one aspect of God’s perfect character.  Grace and God...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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