As God prepared His people to enter the Promised Land, He told them of the blessings that awaited them there: Deuteronomy 6:10-13(10) And it shall be, when the LORD thy God shall have brought thee into the land which he sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give thee great … Continue reading With great blessing comes great responsibility
For a believer, every day is a day of sacrifice.
We do not have to be prisoners to what has gone before.
There are four times in Scripture where Paul declares something to be a “faithful saying.” The first is in 1 Timothy 1:15: “This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.” This is the root system to all the … Continue reading Faithful Sayings
Sadly, there are many of us who call ourselves believers who will be entering heaven in spite of ourselves. We won’t have much in the way of crowns to cast at our Savior’s feet, but we can still praise Him for our redemption because as a father pities (even his wayward) children, so the LORD pities them that fear Him.
I’m not a huge fan of board games (except maybe for Monopoly). To me, most board games are more like “bored” games and nothing is more frustrating to me than to have someone pull out the rule book and start reading it before we can start playing. Usually about an eighth into the first paragraph … Continue reading Living the Example
Have you ever noticed how much it affects you when someone you deeply respect rebukes, or encourages you? If they rebuke you, it shakes you to your core and convicts you to do some serious soul searching. If they encourage you, the words can impact your whole life. But when someone you don’t respect says … Continue reading Living the Mind of Christ
It’s funny how some things never change. The spokesman of a radical cause gets arrested and while many are glad to have him off the streets, his arrest makes his cause more popular and many others rally to his side. Even his critics, just by criticizing his cause “raise awareness” of it and that wins … Continue reading Paul: Radical on Trial
People who restore old cars do it because they appreciate the craftsmanship and the story behind them. A classic car is like a work of art. A restored classic car is like a work of art you can drive. Try that with the Mona Lisa the next time you’re at the Louvre and see where … Continue reading Be remembered well
Photo by: unsplash-logoQuino Al If you have ever looked at an Old Testament map depicting the lands at the time of men like Joshua or David what is striking is where God chose to put Israel. It was (and still is) not a safe place. Economically, it was a great place. There were major powers … Continue reading Vulnerable Yet Enviable