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To Live by the Sword or Not

The Hard Sayings of Jesus #2

January 13, 2019 • Mike Stubbs

The Bible says that those who live by the sword will perish by the sword. I believe this is among the most misrepresented scriptures in the Bible. We are not called to be pacifists or warmongers, peace-at-any-cost type individuals or live for the conflict. There is a truth in-between.

Why Did Jesus Have to Die?

Good Friday • April 19, 2019 • Mike Stubbs

It's one of the great questions of all time. Why did Jesus have to die? Wasn't there another way? It is actually important that it all went down the way it did and understanding the reason has eternal and temporal implications for us.

The Discipline of Worship

April 14, 2019 • Mike Stubbs

Worship is one of the most powerful weapons there is to achieve a breakout victory over the enemy. Mature believers are intrinsically worshipers and achieve a level of consistent victory and abundantly life desirable by others.

The Discipline of Scripture Reading

March 31, 2019 • Mike Stubbs

The Bible is our life manual. No understanding of it, partial understanding of it or a misguided understanding of it can be detrimental to our quality of life. But if we intentionally set out to understand the scriptures, life can be set upon a path that is both beautiful and fulfilling. There is no other book that carries the weight, authority and impact of the Judeo-Christian scriptures. Without the Bible we are left to develop our own misguided personal philosophy of life that simply anesthetizes our slow death.