Pure in Heart

Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. – Jesus As I meditated on this verse, one thing that stuck out very clearly to me is that God wants us to be pure in heart. In other words, Read More …

Compassion From the Heart

Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. – Jesus One interesting thing about the Beatitudes is that many of them are about heart attitudes. I believe that it’s the same in this passage: the merciful are not those Read More …

Starving for Righteousness

“Ack!” you say. “A guilt-trip post about how I don’t love Jesus enough because I’m not hungry enough for Him!”

No, that’s not what this is about. In fact, that’s not what Jesus was talking about at all. Read More …

The Backwards Secret to a Big Inheritance

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. — Jesus Hey, I don’t know about you, but inheriting the Earth would be pretty cool. But what’s up with this meekness stuff? What does it mean to be meek, anyway? Read More …

Results That Last

I don’t know about you, but I want my life work to succeed and to last. I want it to remain long after I’m gone, continuing to bear good fruit. I would hate to discover that, shortly after I get Read More …

Don’t Be a Radical

I don’t want you to be a radical. Now, that may sound like a strange statement on a blog called “A Radical for Jesus”. Especially when I have no plans of changing the blog name anytime soon. But I still Read More …

The Most Important Thing for the Christian Life [Video]

Do you know what is most important in the Christian life? Most people have their pet doctrine. They teach about divorce and remarriage; they stand up against human trafficking; they strongly oppose homosexuality; they picket abortion clinics and hold pro-life Read More …