Jesus died that we might die to sin and live to righteousness (See: 1 Pet. 2:24). He died that we might no longer live for ourselves, but for him who gave his life up for us (See: 2 Co. 5:15). And, he died that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us … Continue reading Listen! Listen!
There is nothing so wonderful as the sound of voices singing together in adoration of God - Father, Son and Holy Spirit. There is also no better subject to sing about, in my opinion, than about God's grace to us in saving us from our sins via Jesus' shed blood on the cross, when he … Continue reading How Sweet the Sound
Are you consistent in character? Are you the same, no matter who you are with? Or, where you are at the moment? Or, whether people are watching you or they aren’t? Or, without regard to your circumstances? Or, are you one person out in public and another in private, or when at home? One person … Continue reading Jekyll and Hyde
We are in a battle, and the battle is for our minds and our hearts. Satan is our foe, and he is out to destroy us. So, he will come at us from all different angles to try to break us down, to try to discourage us, to try to get us to give in … Continue reading Battle for the Mind
Another also said, “I will follow You, Lord; but first permit me to say good-bye to those at home.” But Jesus said to him, “No one, after putting his hand to the plow and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.” (Lu. 9:61-62) “Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to … Continue reading Fit for Service
In what ways have you been called to suffer in this life? What difference did that suffering make in your life? Did it make you bitter or better? Did it produce in you life or death, or both? Did you run to God or away from God? Did it teach you to love or to … Continue reading Called to Suffer
At that time the disciples came to Jesus and said, “Who then is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” And He called a child to Himself and set him before them, and said, “Truly I say to you, unless you are converted and become like children, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever … Continue reading Child-like Faith