Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they? -Matthew 6:26 This is a subject that often comes up for Christians who also happen to be animal lovers (particularly dogs). Many people say … Continue reading Animals in Heaven?
For by me thy days shall be multiplied, and the years of thy life shall be increased. -Prov. 9:11 I awoke this morning to best wishes from my wife for a happy 61st birthday. Where have the years gone? They have passed so quickly. Today is not a day to focus on things that were … Continue reading 61 Today
I remember your name during the night, O Lord, and I will keep your law. This has been my practice, for I observe your precepts. The Lord is my source of security. I have determined to follow your instructions. -Ps. 119:55-57 (NET2) Once again, back to one of my favorite Psalms! These verses stand out … Continue reading BACK TO PSALM 119!
The Story Behind Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty Reginald Heber was born in 1783 to a wealthy family in west England. Reginald attended Oxford and won several awards for poetry before he became rector for his father’s church. Reginald become Bishop of Calcutta in 1823 and served his people for three years before dying … Continue reading Holy, Holy, Holy.
Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love its use will eat its fruit. -Prov. 18:21 (NET2) One again, I think I will expound upon the virtue of keeping one’s mouth shut when the situation calls for restraint. Having been married for a while I know how difficult it … Continue reading A Powerful Weapon
But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. -Philippians 4:19 There are those who would abuse this verse by trying to make it fit their prosperity teaching. Please don’t confuse worldly riches with those of God’s. Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you … Continue reading What are your needs?
Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God. -2 Corinthians 7:1 While it is true that we are saved by grace and not for anything we have done, it is important to know that certain things are expected … Continue reading Easy believing… No.