Devotionals by Matthew Laney

Devotionals by Matthew Laney

I Am the Way

Matt Laney

This verse does NOT mean only Christians go to heaven because the gospel of John makes little or no difference between this life and the afterlife.


Same God

Matt Laney

It's not true that the New Testament God is a God of love while the Old Testament God is a God of wrath. It's the same God.


God of the Aged

Matt Laney

I once said something in a sermon about getting older. I was thirty-four at the time.


No Worries

Matt Laney

This is no small challenge.


V-Day

Matt Laney

God revealed God's heart through the face of Jesus Christ. It was a message of divine warmth and tenderness wrapped in human flesh. 


Getting Right with God

Matt Laney

A new Mormon temple recently opened up in my neck of the woods. Like many curious locals, I signed up for a tour. 


Tears

Matt Laney

Christmas can be a teary time. Financial hardships, family turmoil, grief and loss, all become more acute during the holidays.


Hell is Other People

Matt Laney

The Pharisee in Jesus' parable verbalizes a longer list of "other people" with whom he is happy to disassociate. In doing so, he unwittingly debases himself.


Jedi Christians

Matt Laney

You don't have to give up your affinity for God as the deeply interconnected power of relationship knitting the universe together to be a Christian.


My gods

Matt Laney

If I asked what you believe in most profoundly, what you have given your heart to, what would you say?