Sharper than a Two-edged Sword

Sharper than a Two-edged Sword

“For the Word of God is living and active and sharper than any two-edged sword and piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart” Hebrew 5:12). The above verse gives to the...

Encourage One Another

Encourage One Another

"…and let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds, not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another; and all the more as you see the day drawing near" (Hebrews 10:24-25). Our world is full of...

Pray for One Another

Pray for One Another

One of the most remarkable pictures of intercessory prayer, in all of the Bible, is depicted for us in Mark 2:1-12. I don’t have the space to share the text with you, so I invite you to open your Bible and read it for yourself. This story has filled me with wonder...

While We Were Yet Sinners

While We Were Yet Sinners

“But God demonstrates His own love towards us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us” Romans 5:8. I have been pondering once again the great grace that God has poured out upon this world through the birth, the life, the death, and the resurrection of...

Regarding One Another

Regarding One Another

“Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourself; do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others” (Philippians 2:3-4). My, O my, how this verse...

In Times Like These

In Times Like These

“The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous runs into it and they are safe” (Proverbs 18:10). Well, it happened again, I went to my favorite online news source yesterday and read how inflation and rising prices are going to impact my life and the life of my...

Pondering

Pondering

A song from the Jesus Movement of the early 1970’s has been running through my mind. The lyrics go like this, “The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases. His mercies never come to an end. They are new every morning, new every morning. Great is Thy Faithfulness O...

Stop Agreeing with Jesus

Stop Agreeing with Jesus

“Why do you call Me, ‘Lord, Lord’ and not do what I say?” (Luke 6:46). While attending Bayside Church’s Thrive Conference this past week, I had the privilege of hearing some incredible Christian preachers and teachers. One was Bob Goff, lawyer, speaker, and author of...