Professing To Be Wise

Scripture Professing to be wise, they became fools. ~Romans 1:22, NKJV Quote If you plan to build a tall house of virtues, you must first lay a deep foundation of humility. ~Augustine When a man is suffering from conceit, everyone else except him, sees the problem. Pride has a blinding effect. Those filled with pride …

A Divided World

Scripture Do you think I came to bring peace on earth? No, I tell you, but division. ~Luke 12:51, NIV Quote Jesus did not come into the world to bring division. ~John Hagee The quote above is one good reason you don’t need to pay a lot of attention to John Hagee; what he said contradicts …

The Curse of Greed

Scripture Because of what you’ve done, Naaman’s leprosy will now be on you and your descendants forever!” Suddenly, Gehazi’s skin became white with leprosy, and he left. ~2 Kings 5:27, CEV Quote Greed blinds a man and fills him with foolish pride. It makes him easy prey for death and destruction. ~Rumi Gehazi was Elisha’s …

The Real Temple

Scripture Now I promise that like you, your descendants will be kings.  I’ll choose one of your sons to be king… I’ll make him a strong ruler, and no one will be able to take his kingdom away from him. He will be the one to build a temple for Me.  ~I Chronicles 17:10-12, CEV …

David’s Legacy

Scripture Thus says David the son of Jesse; Thus says the man raised up on high, The anointed of the God of Jacob, and the sweet psalmist of Israel. ~2 Samuel 23:1, NKJV Quote The greatest of a man’s power is the measure of his surrender. ~William Booth A few years ago, I might not …

The LORD Is Active

Scripture But Jesus said, “My Father has never stopped working, and that is why I keep on working.”  ~John 5:17, CEV Quote God is always at work around you. ~Henry Blackaby When Jesus told the Jewish religious leaders that His Father never stopped working, not even on the Sabbath and that He was simply following …

Family

Scripture Ulam’s sons were brave soldiers who were experts at using a bow and arrows. They had a total of one hundred fifty children and grandchildren. ~I Chronicles 8:40, CEV Quote Having a place to go to at the end of day is HOME. Having someone there to love you is FAMILY. Having both is …