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 is not the same as intellectual knowledge. Someone can have a lot of book smarts and not be wise at all. Someone could have a seminary degree in biblical studies … Continue reading Not What You Know, What You Do
I live in the United States of America, which is a wealthy nation, an affluent nation in many respects. It isn’t that everyone here is wealthy, but perhaps by third world standards we all are. We have many freedoms and privileges that people in other nations do not have. We are pretty much free to … Continue reading Fattening Your Hearts?
An Original Work / October 26, 2019 It’s sad, you know, Watching someone you love Wandering so, Seeming to go nowhere. Each day’s no Different from the other. It’s the same old, same old Day after day after day. No purpose or direction Seems to be found. Just existing, Putting in their time. Sleep, awake, … Continue reading It’s Sad!
2 Timothy 3:1-5 ESV But understand this, that in the last days there will come times of difficulty. For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, heartless, unappeasable, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not loving good, treacherous, reckless, swollen with conceit, lovers of pleasure rather … Continue reading Lovers of Self
The Lord Jesus led me to read Matthew 11 (Select vv. NIV). “‘I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way before you.’” V. 10b “From the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven has been forcefully advancing, and forceful men lay hold of it. For all … Continue reading If You Are Willing
The Lord Jesus led me to read John 14 (vv. 1-6 NASB). “Do not let your heart be troubled; believe in God, believe also in Me.” V. 1 When we are born into this world, we are born with sin natures, in slavery to sin, separate from God, and we all fall short of attaining … Continue reading Troubled Hearts