In Hell there is No Music

As far I can see in the Bible, in Hell there is no music. Throughout scriptures, we read of music in heaven. Job said the morning stars sang together in worship of God. We read of musical instruments in heaven. The 24 elders in Revelation didn’t just have crowns, but harps. And they sang to the Lord.

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Satisfaction in 2019

The Rolling Stones had a song entitled “I can’t get no satisfaction.” What the song implies is probably what many of us feel on a consistent basis: try as we might, much of life leaves us feeling unsatisfied!

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New Year's Resolutions

I write this blog from a condo on the beach of the Gulf of Mexico. Do not be too jealous. I’ll spend New Year's Day driving my family of five 988 miles. I promised myself I would not make New Year’s Resolutions this year. That’s cliché. Instead, I came up with 4 things that I am resolving to do in 2019.

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Oh, Christmas Tree!

Yesterday I told my wife, Lisa, I can’t stand our Christmas tree. Technically there is nothing wrong with it, I just think it looks like a messy Christmas ornament yard sale. As I looked upon the mess of ornaments hanging all over our tree, like a badly organized garage sale, it hit me - this looks a lot like God’s love for us.

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What I Saw When the Light Went Out

Advent: a time of waiting for the arrival of the Christ Child, the Light of the world. We decorate our world with lights that brighten the darkest time of year...

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Christmas Questions

Christmas is a time of great joy. Many of us look forward to this holiday season all year long. However, we often forget, even as Christians, why Christmas is so important. Humanity is asking the same questions that it did back then—Who am I? What's my problem? How do you fix it?

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The Savior Enters the Story

Did you know that “Jesus" was one of the most common names in Israel at the time of Jesus Christ’s birth? Naming their sons “Jesus” was a way of expressing their hope in God’s promise. Someone was coming to rescue them.

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The Lord's Prayer

“To pray is to be Christian.” I remember hearing my professor at college say this, and I thought, “I must not be a very good one.” As I have grown, I have found his words to be more and more true.

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