And Forsaking all Others

Matthew 19:3-6 ESV “And Pharisees came up to him and tested him by asking, ‘Is it lawful to divorce one's wife for any cause?’ He answered, ‘Have you not read that he who created them from the beginning made them male and female, and said, “Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother … Continue reading And Forsaking all Others

With Modesty and Self-Control

“I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling; likewise also that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire, but with what is proper for women who profess godliness—with good works” … Continue reading With Modesty and Self-Control

Jesus Christ, Our Edelweiss

When I woke this morning, the song “Edelweiss” was playing in my mind, so I searched the internet for the lyrics and for the meaning of “Edelweiss.” I learned that the word “Edelweiss” literally translates to 'noble white'. And noble means honorable, moral, decent, and upright. And white means clean, pure, unblemished, and dirt-free. So, … Continue reading Jesus Christ, Our Edelweiss

Live to Please God

1 Thessalonians 4:1-2 NIV “As for other matters, brothers and sisters, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living. Now we ask you and urge you in the Lord Jesus to do this more and more. For you know what instructions we gave you by the … Continue reading Live to Please God

No More Fakery!

Psalm 24:1-2 ESV “The earth is the Lord's and the fullness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein, for he has founded it upon the seas and established it upon the rivers.” Amen! God – Father, Son and Holy Spirit – not only created the earth and all who dwell therein, but it belongs … Continue reading No More Fakery!

In Holiness and Honor

1 Thessalonians 4:1-8 ESV “Finally, then, brothers, we ask and urge you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please God, just as you are doing, that you do so more and more. For you know what instructions we gave you through the Lord Jesus. … Continue reading In Holiness and Honor

Purity’s Principle

An Original Work / May 26, 2020 Why, my beloved, Do you search near and far For what never will satisfy Your deep longings of heart? Why must you flitter From here and to there Seeking for pleasure In other affairs? You seek not the wisdom Of God in your heart. From Godly counsel You … Continue reading Purity’s Principle

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

Garbage In, Garbage Out

Your Reasonableness Philippians 4:4-5 ESV “Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand.” To rejoice in the Lord is to have joy, to have pleasure in him; to leap for joy in him, to delight in him, to be satisfied in … Continue reading Garbage In, Garbage Out