Tag Archives: obedience

Cleaning House

Judah’s King Josiah ordered the Temple, long neglected and run-down, to be repaired.  In the process, the High Priest Hilkiah found the Book of the Law, also badly neglected and ignored.  Scribe Shaphan read from the book aloud to the … Continue reading

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Burn your bridges to sin.

[Jotham] did what was right in the sight of the Lord; he did according to all that his father Uzziah had done. Only the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high … Continue reading

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Listening to God’s Voice Takes Prayer and Practice

By our own choice, we too often live in spiritual poverty, ignoring God’s wonderful offer of help: “No temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be … Continue reading

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The Power of Habits

“For everyone who partakes only of milk is not accustomed to the word of righteousness, for he is an infant.  But solid food is for the mature, who because of practice have their senses trained to discern good and evil.” … Continue reading

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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

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God’s Public Relations Dept. – His Word

God makes Himself known most clearly in His Word.  He spoke through Moses, the Prophets, Jesus, and His followers, explaining to us His nature, His character, and His plan for us, both in this world and the next.  It is … Continue reading

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The Quiet Time

Jesus set the pattern for how desperately we need to seek God’s wisdom, power, and guidance daily.  After an extremely busy day and evening before, it is said of Him  In the early morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got … Continue reading

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