Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you: for him hath God the Father sealed. -John 6:27 With the approaching Labor Day holiday, I thought it fitting to break from the usual topics and write on the idea … Continue reading Labor Day Weekend
Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. And he shall be like a tree planted by … Continue reading The Company We Keep
Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit. -Proverbs 18:21 (MEV) How often am I reminded that words can be hurtful and utterly destructive. I had a painful reminder of that earlier this summer that I hope not to repeat anytime soon. We must … Continue reading The Destructive Power Of The Tongue
Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before stumbling. -Proverbs 16:18 (NASB) Sometimes, I think the greatest cross a Christian can have to bear is that of a worldly, material nature. With success can often come a spirit of independence that can replace the spirit of dependence upon God. As soon as I remove … Continue reading Pride
Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it. -1 Peter 3:11 What is a Life Verse? Here’s the best definition I have read (from Willowcreek): a verse or short passage that serves as a rallying cry to guide and focus the current season in your life. It is a truth … Continue reading My LIFE VERSE
He who conceals hatred has lying lips,And he who spreads slander is a fool.When there are many words, transgression is unavoidable,But he who restrains his lips is wise. -Proverbs 10:18-19 (NASB) Not very long ago, I had an altercation with my stepson and words were spoken between us that won’t soon be forgotten, to say the least. … Continue reading What are you hiding?
For I was envious of the arrogantAs I saw the prosperity of the wicked.-Psalm 73:3 (NASB) I have seen the movie “God Is Not Dead” three times now: once in the cinema, once on DVD at home with my wife and the third time with a small group I belong to. I enjoy the movie … Continue reading The Grass Is Not Always Greener…