Probably, when you came to faith in Jesus Christ, you were told that you must read your Bible and pray, for that is how you grow in your faith and in your walk with the Lord. But, what does that mean exactly? How is that done? And, are there wrong and right ways to read … Continue reading Not Enough Time?
“For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.” Eph. 2:8-9 ESV This passage of scripture is a foundational scripture to the Christian faith, but it is probably the most widely … Continue reading Saved by Grace through Faith
We, as human beings, make judgments every day as to what to wear, what to eat, what to do, what to say and where to go, etc. So, judging, in and of itself, is not wrong. It becomes wrong, though, when we judge wrongly. I have faced a large number of false judgments against myself … Continue reading Right and Wrong Judging
Proverbs 15:7-11 NASB The lips of the wise spread knowledge, But the hearts of fools are not so. The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord, But the prayer of the upright is His delight. The way of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord, But He loves one who pursues … Continue reading Why Do You Believe?
Psalm 37:1-4 ESV Fret not yourself because of evildoers; be not envious of wrongdoers! For they will soon fade like the grass and wither like the green herb. Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of … Continue reading Waiting on God to Act
Psalm 23:1-3 ESV The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Jesus Christ, my Lord and my Savior, is my guide, the one who directs … Continue reading Goodness and Mercy
Psalm 19:1-6 ESV The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. There is no speech, nor are there words, whose voice is not heard. Their voice goes out through all the earth, and their words to the … Continue reading Taking Liberties