Author: Randy Bushey

June 14, 2022 Randy Bushey

~by Randy Bushey For you know that we dealt with each of you as a father deals with his own children  (1 Thessalonians 2:11). On the occasion of entering the Promised Land, the Lord gave vital instruction to Hebrew parents. The purpose was twofold: – to be diligent to live out their faith within family…

May 14, 2022 Randy Bushey

~by Randy Bushey But now a righteousness from God, apart from law, has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify. This righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe (Romans 3:21,22).  The book of Romans has been called Paul’s theological magnum opus. What is surprising to…

May 7, 2022 Randy Bushey

~by Randy Bushey But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ …in order that in the coming ages he might show the incomparable riches of his grace, expressed in his kindness to us in Christ Jesus (Ephesians 2:4,5,7). Most of us would define prosperity…

April 15, 2022 Randy Bushey

~ by Randy Bushey He Himself bore our sins in His body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; by His wounds you have been healed (1 Peter 2:24). Here are 2 concepts that occupy my mind as I meditate with wonder at the cross of Christ this Easter weekend: Why…

April 14, 2022 Randy Bushey

~by Randy Bushey Jesus answered, “You are right in saying I am a king. In fact, for this reason I was born, and for this I came into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone on the side of truth listens to Me.” “What is truth?” Pilate asked. (John 18:37,38a).  There is a delicious…

April 13, 2022 Randy Bushey

~by Randy Bushey Then he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into Your kingdom.” Jesus answered him, “Truly I tell you, today you will be with Me in paradise” (Luke 23:42,43) Even the Romans didn’t subject common thieves to crucifixion. The fact that the 2 rebels crucified with Jesus were executed by this method…

March 14, 2022 Randy Bushey

~ by Randy Bushey  And the blind man said to him, “Rabbi, let me recover my sight” (Mark 10:51). Since childhood in Sunday School, many of us remember the character; probably in part because his unusual, multi-syllabic name resonates in our ears and lyrically fit the children’s chorus. But Bartimaeus is unique for another reason….

March 10, 2022 Randy Bushey

~ by Scotty Park, guest blogger I’m twelve years old, sitting in the back of one of my first youth group lessons with my friends. Our pastor is teaching on Total Depravity and God’s Sovereignty over conversion. In other words, I was finding out about my complete inability to turn from my own sin and…

February 24, 2022 Randy Bushey

~by Randy Bushey For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears are attentive to their prayer, but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil (1 Peter 3:12).  After almost 2 years of COVID and everything that has resulted, many of us – most of his –…

February 15, 2022 Randy Bushey

~by Randy Bushey Whoever does not bear his own cross and come after me cannot be my disciple (Mark 10:27). In his book entitled, It Will Cost You Everything*, author Steven Lawson recalls 5 decades ago when he was offered a football scholarship to attend Texas Tech University. As would any young athlete, he was…