New Life

Scripture When you put a seed into the ground, it doesn’t grow into a plant unless it dies first. ~I Corinthians 15:36, NLT Quote Jesus, not death, has the last word. ~Ya’akov When the got ready to build the new Kingsway Theater in London back in 1882, they had to take down the old buildings that …

Pride

Scripture Pride goes before destruction, and haughtiness before a fall. ~Proverbs 16:18, NLT Quote Pride leads to every other vice: it is the complete anti-God state of mind. ~Derek Kidner I read the Psalms daily and David is always talking about his enemies but he is usually referring to flesh and blood enemies like Saul. …

Prayer

Scripture Dear brothers and sisters, I urge you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to join in my struggle by praying to God for me. ~Romans 15:30 Quote Strength is for service, not for status. We all need to take a good look at those around us and ask, “What can I do …

Contempt Of Others

Scripture And He also told this parable to some people who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and viewed others with contempt. ~Luke 18:9, NASB Quote Jesus never treated anyone like they were nothing. ~Ya’akov The bible teachers us not to deride other people, not to despise them or look down upon them. The …

The Living Bible

Scripture The Lord’s promise is sure. He speaks no careless word; all he says is purest truth, like silver seven times refined. ~Psalm 12:6, TLB Quote You will gain more insight by reading various translations than by reading commentaries. ~Ya’akov Some people, including a lot of preachers, hate modern translations and they have a special …

Wonder Woman

Scripture “There are many virtuous and capable women in the world, but you surpass them all!” ~Proverbs 31:29, NLT Quote A mother’s love is a fire that burns and is not consumed: it is something inexhaustible. ~Charles Cowman Brother Calvin Inman loved to use Proverbs 31 on MOTHER’S DAY. I’m not sure if king Lemuel …

Truly Deserving

Scripture We are punished justly, for we are getting what our deeds deserve. But this man has done nothing wrong.” ~Luke 23:41, NIV Quote If Jesus did not complain when He received a life infinitely worse than He deserved; why should we complain when we received a life that is infinitely better than we deserve. ~Timothy …

Free From The Law

Scripture But now we have been released from the law, for we died to it and are no longer captive to its power.  ~Romans 7:6, NLT Quote Now we are free—there’s no condemnation; Jesus provides a perfect salvation. ~Fanny Crosby Lets say you have spent most of your adult life in prison and then you …