God Gave His Word

We all need encouragement! The best place to find the best sort of encouragement is in the Bible. God gave us His Word to help us get through life. Reading the Bible helps me make sure my words, thoughts, and actions are acceptable to God. Scripture keeps me focused on my goal of being . . . → Read More: God Gave His Word

New Post on Relate Magazine!

Relate Magazine for teens just posted my newest devotion article called “Let God Be Your Giant Slayer” !

The young David slaying the giant Goliath is a favorite, well-known Bible story. Using this story, I offer some thoughts on what God is looking for in a “giant slayer”. He wants someone after His own . . . → Read More: New Post on Relate Magazine!

Bible Truths Scripture Photo

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TAKE HOLD OF COURAGE

A compelling Bible principle found in several Old Testament verses says: “be strong and of a good courage”. I find those words particularly encouraging in such a tumultuous world.

World turmoil is not new, and certainly not unique. However, when it involves Christians, it is time to take note because it means Christianity is under attack. So . . . → Read More: TAKE HOLD OF COURAGE

Seven Steps to Resolving Conflict

Holiday times often bring reminders of conflicts past. Sometimes these conflicts are never resolved, resulting in damaged relationships and even broken relationships. The holidays when families come together to celebrate are often tense, strained, and usually unpleasant because of past conflicts. This year with these seven steps from Proverbs on how to resolve conflict, there is . . . → Read More: Seven Steps to Resolving Conflict

What Does the Bible Say About Sharing the Gospel?

“Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly diving the word of truth.” 2 Timothy 2:15 (KJV)

It is exciting to be able to tell someone about the saving power of Jesus! It is also scary to be found ignorant of the Word of God, unable to explain what . . . → Read More: What Does the Bible Say About Sharing the Gospel?

ASPECTS OF GIVING

“Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.” Luke 6:38 (KJV)

Charitable giving is such a simple concept, and brings much satisfaction. So why is . . . → Read More: ASPECTS OF GIVING

THE FRUIT OF ANGER

Reading the headlines, it is not to difficult to discover the depth of anger that is harbored against people.  It doesn’t seem to matter who they are, what they stand for, or what they do.  Those in disagreement make their views known for good or for evil.  When it’s for evil, you will see how quickly . . . → Read More: THE FRUIT OF ANGER

LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF BIBLE VERSES

Enjoy these Bible verses that include the phrase, “love your neighbor as yourself”…

 

*Leviticus 19:18

“Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbor as thy self:  I am the LORD.”

 

*Matthew 5:38-44

“Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth . . . → Read More: LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF BIBLE VERSES

CRUCIFIED WITH CHRIST

 

Introduction…

 

A couple of weeks ago, I was at a local grocery store when an elderly lady walked up to me and complimented me on my haircut.  She told me how nice it looked.  I was surprised because I didn’t know this lady, didn’t even recognize her.  I had cut my hair, but I was astounded that . . . → Read More: CRUCIFIED WITH CHRIST