“Come, let us worship and bow down, Let us kneel before the LORD our Maker.“ Psalm 95:6 “Like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior; because it is written, “YOU SHALL BE HOLY, FOR I AM HOLY.”  1 Peter 1:15-16 In 2018, pastor Eric Mason, a vocal proponent […]

There is one event a year that I get head-over-heels excited about. While I love holidays and vacations – I am so much more excited about attending the G3 Convention than going anywhere else. This year, the focus of the convention is on Worship. Since Striving for Eternity will be represented at the convention, I […]

“Come, let us worship and bow down, Let us kneel before the LORD our Maker.“ Psalm 95:6 “This is how we distinguish true religion from superstition: when the Word of God directs us, there is true religion; but when each man follows his own opinion, or when men join together to follow an opinion they […]

New Year’s Resolutions   A couple of days ago, we entered into a brand-new year. It’s the start of a new decade. For some, this is a hopeful season. These people are filled to the brim with News Years Resolutions, building new healthy habits, and excited to see what lays ahead. My Facebook feed was […]

“Don’t come to church for an emotional experience. Come to church for the truth.” Robert Godfrey   An Emotional Experience Should We come to church for and emotional experience?  Can we be emotional at church? Of course, we can be emotional at church.  But why should we be emotional?  Should a purely emotional experience be […]

“Come, let us worship and bow down, Let us kneel before the LORD our Maker.“ Psalm 95:6 In 1971, on her debut album titled “I Don’t Know How To Love Him,” Australian pop vocalist Helen Reddy wailed a tune which would become the anthem of the feminist movement.  The opening words of her song, which […]

“Come, let us worship and bow down, Let us kneel before the LORD our Maker.“ Psalm 95:6 “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife; for the Child who has been conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.  She will bear a Son; and you shall call His […]

“Peace on Earth and mercy mild God and sinners reconciled”     Peace on Earth   “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.” Luke 2:14 ‘Peace on Earth’ is proclaimed throughout many homes amongst the  Christmas decor. But many homes the stress of this […]

  WHY? Questions about life and death, pain and suffering strike every person alive, usually more than once in their lives. We all have wondered “Why?” We have asked friends, family, parents, even pastors to help us understand why bad stuff happens. There are a lot of people who experience some tragedy and then break […]

“Come, let us worship and bow down, Let us kneel before the LORD our Maker.“ Psalm 95:6 “What!  Am I to be put into the pulpit and to be told that I am to confine myself to certain truths only, to comfort God’s saints?  I will not have it so.”  Charles Spurgeon If there is […]