Should We Tithe or Not?

Should We Tithe or Not?

Should We Tithe or Not? Some people who follow Jesus give his church 10 percent of their income. The Bible calls this a tithe and it was a requirement from the Old Testament portion of the Bible. Other people say 10 percent is more a guideline...

Diligence is Rewarded

Diligence is Rewarded

Diligence is Rewarded In my prior post, “Listen to Understand,” I noted that listening to Jesus results in more understanding; not listening produces confusion. This parallels Jesus’ teaching about the “talents” and the “minas” (both words refer...

Listen to Understand

Listen to Understand

Listen to Understand Doctor Luke writes that Jesus tells the people to listen carefully to what he says. When they do, they will understand—and then even greater understanding will follow. But there’s a warning, too. Those who don’t really...

Pray Once—and Without Ceasing

Pray Once—and Without Ceasing

Pray Once—and Without Ceasing When we ask God for something, is it a “once and done” effort or should we pray repeatedly until our request is granted? I think the answer is yes! If we truly believe God hears our prayers, then we only need to ask...