Monthly Archives: July 2018
Are you clinging to a mirage?
“Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy. Instruct them to do good, … Continue reading
Someone is watching you
Beware of the opportune time! This is the ominous phrase used of Satan’s strategy following the temptations of Jesus in the wilderness, at the beginning of His ministry. “When the devil had finished every temptation, he left Him until an opportune time.” … Continue reading
Justifies us “for His own sake”
We start with a sad story of a jilted Lover: “For their heart was not steadfast toward Him, Nor were they faithful in His covenant. But He, being compassionate, forgave their iniquity and did not destroy them; And often He … Continue reading
You are God’s masterpiece!
“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.” Ephesians 2:10 What a comfort and encouragement it is … Continue reading
Living in Dependence
“So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him. . .” Colossians 2:6 NIV “Are you so foolish? After beginning by means of the Spirit, are you now trying to finish … Continue reading
Gospel Preview in the Old Testament
The Gospel of Salvation is sewn throughout the Bible, from start to finish, as a “crimson thread” of the Messiah’s saving blood. Those who lived before Christ could look forward to it. Those who lived with Jesus could see it … Continue reading
Does God forget sin?
Does God forget our sin? What does David mean when he says, “I, even I, am he who blots out your transgressions, for my own sake, and remembers your sins no more.” Isaiah … Continue reading
Try me and know my anxious thoughts
“Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me and know my anxious thoughts; And see if there be any hurtful way in me, And lead me in the everlasting way.” … Continue reading
Reflecting God’s Glory
The moon has fascinated mankind since creation. Songs have been written to rejoice in its beauty. Lovers have held hands and enjoyed the atmosphere it creates. It shows us around, to a degree, at night. This author has a reputation … Continue reading