A Common Misconception

It baffles my mind that Jesus chose to live the life He lived.  He was born into a poor family.  He was born in a barn.  Jesus grew up in the town of Nazareth, a town of ill reputation.  Jesus chose ordinary men to be


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More Than You Can Handle

Have you ever heard someone say, “God never gives you more than you can handle?”  Did they say it to you?  Did you say it to someone?  A comment like that is often made


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True Repentance

Do you ever question the legitimacy of another person’s repentance?  Sometimes it just does not seem like the person is genuinely sorry for what they have done, but rather, it appears they are only sorry they got caught. 

In recent years we have seen disgusting displays of insincere apologies from athletes who were caught cheating and politicians who were caught lying.  Why do I say that their


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As a teacher of the Bible, a promise of God that I cling to is found in Isaiah 55:10-11

For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not return there without watering the earth and making it bear and sprout, and furnishing seed to the sower


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Jesus: Savior of the Gentiles!

Isn’t it amazing that the only people who honored Jesus as savior and king at His birth were the magi who were a strange group of foreign gentiles?  What about God’s chosen


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Virgin Birth

Virgin Birth

When doing my research this week, I found it very surprising that many evangelical churches have many members who do not believe in the virgin birth of Jesus. I found this


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Re-Do’s

If you hang out in the LeFlore household, it won’t be long before you hear my wife say to one of our children, “Do a re-do.” A re-do is enforced when one of the kids says

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Live Wise

LIVE WISE

 

King Solomon was given more wisdom than anyone who has ever lived, with the exception of Jesus, yet even with his wealth of knowledge he still lived a life of disobedience in many ways. Because of his disobedience, he was led to do unthinkable things, like worshipping false gods. This alarms me,


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