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I’M TIRED AND NEED SOME STRENGTH!

“I can do all things through Christ Who strengthens me.”   (Philippians 4:13) Do you ever have days when you seem tired and listless? You think to yourself, “I’ll be glad when this day is over so I can go back to bed”. You may even take some ‘power naps’ during the day to try … Continue reading

NEED HELP WITH YOUR BATTLE WITH SIN?

“I have hidden Your word in my heart that I might not sin against you.”   (Psalm 119:11) As believers we are engaged in a constant battle, aren’t we? On one side is our desire to serve, obey and please the Lord. On the other side is Satan constantly waging war against us. Why would … Continue reading

NEED MORE SALT IN YOUR SPIRITUAL DIET?

“Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, how can you make it salty again?   Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with each other.”   (Mark 9:50) If you are a “saltaholic” like I am, then you probably salt your food before you even taste it. You just assume that it … Continue reading

ARE YOU CAUSING OTHERS TO STUMBLE?

“Whoever loves his brother lives in the light, and there is nothing in him to make him stumble.”   (1 John 2:10) Have you ever been in a really dark place? A place with absolutely no light; where you cannot see your hand two inches from your face. Can you just imagine living in a … Continue reading

THE ROAR OF THE CROWD – PEOPLE ARE WATCHING!

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him … Continue reading

ARE YOU CAUSING OTHERS TO TRIP AND FALL?

“Whoever loves his brother lives in the light, and there is nothing in him to make him stumble.”   (1 John 2:10) Remember when you were young and enjoyed tripping someone? You weren’t doing it to be mean, you just enjoyed the humor of seeing them stumble. In most cases, you and the ‘tripee’ would … Continue reading

IS IT TIME FOR AN OVERHAUL OF YOUR MIND?

“Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.  Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is – His good, pleasing and perfect will.”     (Romans 12:2) Have you ever started to do something and thought, “I wonder if … Continue reading

WHO IS YOUR BEST FRIEND?

“We proclaim to you what we have seen and heard, so that you also may have fellowship with us.  And our fellowship is with the Father and with His Son, Jesus Christ.”  We write this to make our joy complete. (1 John 1:3-4) Whenever you are good friends with someone and are asked about her … Continue reading

DO YOU NEED A PERSONAL GPS FOR GUIDANCE?

“I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me.  The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me.”   (Galatians 2:20) Wouldn’t it be great to have an automobile that had an autopilot? … Continue reading

RENEWAL: OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE NEW!

The blood of goats and bulls and the ashes of a heifer sprinkled on those who are ceremonially unclean sanctify them so that they are outwardly clean. How much more, then, will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself unblemished to God, cleanse our consciences from acts that lead to death, … Continue reading