Published by Jerry Baysinger on 22 Apr 2016

PLEASING GOD VERSUS PLEASING PEOPLE

Whether they realize it or not, many people are more concerned with pleasing people than they are pleasing God.  When you look on Facebook, for example, people want you to “like” their comments.  They want to please people and be noticed and approved by others.  Is that a bad thing?  Not necessarily, after all, we don’t want people NOT to like us.  But what about Christians, should we be pleasing to everyone?   From time to time I read some very critical posts on Facebook about Christians, some even blame all the world’s problems on Christians.  It seems to me rather, that the vast majority of people are willing to “go along with the crowd” to be acceptable to them, even if what they do goes against what God approves of. Continue Reading »

Published by Jerry Baysinger on 12 Dec 2014

LOOKING IN, OR GOING IN?

Not being one to waste time, let me get to the heart of what the LORD is saying to us today: Is the Lord Jesus a mere casual acquaintance, or your most precious relationship? For example, we will say you know about the Queen of England.  But if someone asks her if she knows YOU, will she say “Certainly!  We have spent many wonderful hours together!” Or, will she shake her head and say, “I don’t recall the name”. Let me put it like this; when your name comes up in heaven, and it will, does the Lord Jesus sayWHO???? Or does He KNOW you? Continue Reading »