With an Upright Heart

Psalm 119:1-3 ESV “Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord! Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart, who also do no wrong, but walk in his ways!” We Are Blessed We are blessed of God who walk in the ways … Continue reading With an Upright Heart

Be Alert! Pay Attention!

Acts 20:18-21 ESV “You yourselves know how I lived among you the whole time from the first day that I set foot in Asia, serving the Lord with all humility and with tears and with trials that happened to me through the plots of the Jews; how I did not shrink from declaring to you … Continue reading Be Alert! Pay Attention!

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

Living Life Above Reproach

The Knowledge of His Will Colossians 1:9-12 ESV “And so, from the day we heard, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to … Continue reading Living Life Above Reproach

Walking with Integrity

Integrity (definition): “firm adherence to a code of especially moral or artistic values: INCORRUPTIBILITY” (M-W Dictionary). Thesaurus: honesty, truth, morality, honor, reliability, and uprightness. Antonym (opposite): immoral, crooked, dishonest, fraudulent, perverted, and wicked. Proverbs 19:1-3 ESV Better is a poor person who walks in his integrity than one who is crooked in speech and is … Continue reading Walking with Integrity

Who’s in Control?

Titus 2:1 ESV But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine. All of us, who are in Christ Jesus, by faith in him, are teachers of the Word in one way or another. We may not all have the gift of teaching, but we teach others every day by our own lifestyles, by … Continue reading Who’s in Control?

For the Gospel’s Progress

This morning, the Lord Jesus reminded me of a writing he gave me in January of this year, so I went back and read it (1). It is called “Resting in Him,” and it is written mostly from personal experience, although it is also written from the knowledge of what others have shared with me … Continue reading For the Gospel’s Progress