Archive | September 2012

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What’s Love Got to Do with It?

What’s Love Got to Do with It? By: Amanda Kramer In the New International Version of the Bible the word love is mentioned 319 times in the Old Testament and 232 times in the New Testament. Since it was mentioned so many times there must be something to it right? Some of the common verses […]

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The Search for Significance

I was studying this today myself and came across this devotional. I thought it was good, and so I am sharing. – Rev. Joe Kramer Original article: http://www.crosswalk.com/devotionals/homeword/homeword-september-19-2012.html The Search for Significance This devotional was written by Doug Fields Jesus called them together and said, “You know that the rules of the Gentiles lord it over […]

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Christians Must Remember Trust

Christians Must Remember Trust By: Rev. Joe Kramer 13 Then people brought little children to Jesus for him to place his hands on them and pray for them. But the disciples rebuked them. 14 Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to […]

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Pride Hurts the Church and God Supplies the Needs of the Humble

Pride Hurts the Church and God Supplies the Needs of the Humble By: Rev. Joe Kramer   24 After Jesus and his disciples arrived in Capernaum, the collectors of the two-drachma temple tax came to Peter and asked, “Doesn’t your teacher pay the temple tax?” 25 “Yes, he does,” he replied. When Peter came into […]

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Thoughts on Chaos and the Beginning of Everything

Thoughts on Chaos and the Beginning of Everything By: Rev. Joe Kramer What lies below is some thoughts on the creation event I have been thinking about. I would love some feedback (via e-mail or comment). It is not meant to be an all-inclusive treatise on the subject but some simple questions with some thoughts […]

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Today’s Positive Thought

I know your deeds. See, I have placed before you an open door that no one can shut. I know that you have little strength, yet you have kept my word and have not denied my name. -Rev. 3:8 (NIV) God places opportunities in front of us. The question is not, “will God give us […]

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What is The Purpose of Preaching?

What is The Purpose of Preaching? By: Rev. Joe Kramer This is the question that we will be exploring today. I wrote this article in APA format because it was published that way when I wrote it during one of my Master’s classes. This, however, is adapted for our purposes here today. “A man who […]

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