Guarding Our Hearts

Proverbs 23:1-3, 6-9 ESV When you sit down to eat with a ruler, observe carefully what is before you, and put a knife to your throat if you are given to appetite. Do not desire his delicacies, for they are deceptive food… Do not eat the bread of a man who is stingy; do not … Continue reading Guarding Our Hearts

Numbering Our Days

Psalm 90:1-2 ESV Lord, you have been our dwelling place in all generations. Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God. For those of us who have trusted in Jesus Christ to be Lord and Savior of our lives, God … Continue reading Numbering Our Days

Let’s Get Serious!

1 Thessalonians 5:1-3 ESV Now concerning the times and the seasons, brothers, you have no need to have anything written to you. For you yourselves are fully aware that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. While people are saying, “There is peace and security,” then sudden destruction will … Continue reading Let’s Get Serious!

Our Freedom in Christ

Introduction This passage of scripture in Romans 15, in context, is a continuation of the previous chapter, which addresses the subject of disputable matters among believers in Jesus Christ. It has to do with differences of belief with regard to matters of conscience and with respect to traditions, rituals, and religious ceremonies, but it is … Continue reading Our Freedom in Christ

She Swallowed a Spider

James 3:1-5a ESV Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness. For we all stumble in many ways. And if anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle his whole body. If … Continue reading She Swallowed a Spider