The Ways of Your Heart

Ecclesiastes 11:5 ESV “As you do not know the way the spirit comes to the bones in the womb of a woman with child, so you do not know the work of God who makes everything.” Our inability to fully grasp everything about God is compared here to our inability to fully understand the forming … Continue reading The Ways of Your Heart

But a Doer Who Acts

James 1:19-21 ESV “Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God. Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.” … Continue reading But a Doer Who Acts

The Words We Speak

Psalm 139:1-6 ESV “O Lord, you have searched me and known me! You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar. You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways. Even before a word is on my tongue, behold, O … Continue reading The Words We Speak

An Exceptional Wife

Proverbs 31:10-31 (Select verses) An excellent wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels. An excellent wife (or woman) is one who is exceptional and admirable. She is not ordinary or mundane. She is special. She is unique. And, she is commendable (praiseworthy), although she should be one who gives all the … Continue reading An Exceptional Wife

Root of Bitterness Which Defiles

Hebrews 12:14 ESV “Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord.” We are all to strive for peace and holiness. Thus, the peace we are to strive for with everyone can never compromise holiness. Holiness must always be what we hold on to. Peace should never … Continue reading Root of Bitterness Which Defiles

Strengthened by His Spirit

Hebrews 12:1-2 ESV “Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy … Continue reading Strengthened by His Spirit

Leaning on Jesus

Ephesians 5:1-2 ESV “Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.” It is God’s will, as followers of Jesus Christ, that we should emulate him. We should be like him in our thinking, in … Continue reading Leaning on Jesus