Jesus Christ Archive

Horse Training Lesson from Ecclesiastes – Giver or Gift?

The book of Ecclesiastes is avoided by many teachers and bible study groups because it is “too difficult.” To put it in the simplest of terms, Solomon* spent a great deal of money, time, ego, and energy on the pursuit of horse cookies. The conclusion he reached is that the pursuit of horse cookies
Category: Christian Horse Training

A Double-Edged Sword – Are you an embarrassment to God?

Self-consciousness has two faces in every man, woman, and child. Like intertwined theatrical masks, one side is good and the other not. Human embarrassment produces positive transformation in some but reflects a heart of spiritual darkness in the other. The ability to be conscious of self is one way people are created in God’s image. Humans
Category: Daily Inspiration

Jesus Loves You Till Your Bucking Bubble Breaks

Swizzle, my adorable gray filly, lowered her head, opened her mouth, squallered like a mad hog and BUCKED. Over the past 5 years I have tried to remove her bucking bubble. It didn’t work. I can bury it, I can correct it, I can punish it – but the bubble completely disappears. As time goes by
Category: Christian Horse Training

An Outlaw In Need of Redemption

Redemption produces fruit from a barren tree. Reformation is the visible fruit of new birth. The only thing that separates the rankest nastiest horse from serving its owner in willing obedience is right relationship. But there is a caveat... Saul of Tarsus was a dangerous man. Christians who crossed his path were persecuted, trampled, and killed.
Category: Christian Horse Training

Gethsemane and Calvary

It is impossible for humans to fully grasp the truth of Gethsemane and Calvary. One can intellectually relate to Christ's suffering in the Garden and on the Cross from an historical perspective or one may experience their spiritual impact as a new creation in Christ. But what is it possible to know?
Category: Daily Inspiration

12 Questions Jesus Asks You

Is your faith strong enough to banish fear from your life? Are you certain you know the true status of your personal relationship with Jesus? By the time you've answered the last question you'll have a pretty good idea.
Category: Daily Inspiration

Cell Phone Photos, Plastic Surgery, and the Gospel

The curtain opened, revealing nothing magical at all, only the back of a tiny little man frantically pulling levers and speaking into a voice distorting microphone. The residents of Oz and surrounding environs looked to the Wizard for leadership, security, and believed him to have a supernatural ability to affect the course and outcome of
Category: End Time

Perfect Peace Among the Ruins – After the Earthquake

The underpinnings of the earth are loosening, both literally and figuratively. No one knows the extent to which the world will be shaken by the events in Japan and across the globe. Even so. Perfect Peace Even so, the absolute proof of the grace of God is the perfect peace He gives His children.
Category: End Time

Constrained by the love of Christ

Paul said that he was overpowered, subdued, and held as in a vise by “the love of Christ.” Very few of us really know what it means to be held in the grip of the love of God. We tend so often to be controlled simply by our own experience.
Category: Living in the World
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