Wise or Foolish?

James 3:13 ESV Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom. Wisdom includes knowledge, but knowledge alone is not wisdom. For, many people have lots of knowledge, including biblical knowledge, but they are not wise, because they don’t apply the good knowledge … Continue reading Wise or Foolish?

It Never Changes

Hebrews 6:1-3 ESV Therefore let us leave the elementary doctrine of Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God, and of instruction about washings, the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment. And this we will do … Continue reading It Never Changes

Defeating our Giants

This morning the Lord has led me to read the story of David and Goliath from 1 Samuel 17. It is too long a passage to quote the whole story, so I will summarize some and quote some, but you can read it for yourself here: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Samuel+17&version=NIV A Summary Basically, the Philistines and the Israelites … Continue reading Defeating our Giants

“Safe” or Sound?

Ecclesiastes 11:1-4 ESV Cast your bread upon the waters, for you will find it after many days. Give a portion to seven, or even to eight, for you know not what disaster may happen on earth. If the clouds are full of rain, they empty themselves on the earth, and if a tree falls to … Continue reading “Safe” or Sound?

Sowing Our Seed

Ecclesiastes 11:5-6 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. In the morning sow your seed, and at evening withhold not your hand, for you do not know which … Continue reading Sowing Our Seed

God is Watching

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 God is Watching

Charm or Reform

Proverbs 31:30 ESV Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. Charm Definition of charm – the chanting or reciting of a magic spell; a trait that fascinates, allures, or delights; to allure - to entice by charm or attraction; to enchant – to influence … Continue reading Charm or Reform