The Helper

Scripture And I will pray the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may abide with you forever. ~John 14:16, NKJV Quote Live today with the awareness that you are not alone. God Himself dwells with you in the Spirit. ~Jonathan Cahn If you go back to Genesis 24 you will find…

An Expensive Burial Plot

Scripture Abraham accepted Ephron’s offer and paid him the four hundred pieces of silver… That’s how Abraham got Ephron’s property east of Hebron, which included the field with all of its trees, as well as Machpelah Cave at the end of the field. ~Genesis 23:16-18, CEV Quote Do the right thing: it will gratify some folks…

Eliezer of Damascus

Scripture  One day, Abraham called in his most trusted servant and said to him, “Solemnly promise me in the name of the Lord that you won’t choose a wife for my son Isaac from the people here in the land of Canaan. Instead, go back to the land where I was born and find a wife for him from…

The Biggest Loser

Scripture Lot was afraid to stay on in Zoar. So he took his two daughters and moved to a cave in the hill country. ~Genesis 19:30, CEV Quote What a tragedy to spend your life getting to the top of the ladder and then discovering; it is propped against the wrong wall. ~Thomas Merton At…

Abraham The Prophet

Scripture “Now return the man’s wife, for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you and you will live. But if you do not return her, know that you will certainly die, you and all who are yours.” ~Genesis 20:7, CSB Quote Living by faith includes the call to something greater than looking…

Women

Scripture Sarah said to Abram, “Since the LORD has prevented me from bearing children, go to my slave; perhaps through her I can build a family.” And Abram agreed to what Sarah said. ~Genesis 16:2, CSB Quote A fickle and changeful thing is woman ever. ~Virgil A woman’s prerogative is the change her mind. About the time…

Ending Well

Scripture Make me walk along the path of Your commands, for that is where my happiness is found. ~Psalm 119:35, NLT Quote What we learn with the mind and understand with the heart must be obeyed by the will. ~Warren W. Wiersbe The fifth stanza of Psalm 119 is the Hebrew letter ‘he’ and again…

Blessings

Scripture  May God be merciful and bless us. May His face smile with favor on us. May Your ways be known throughout the earth, your saving power among people everywhere.  ~Psalm 67:1-2, NLT Quote A blessing is a gift from God that enables His people to reach out and bless others which ultimately brings glory to…

Slavery

Scripture Slaves, obey your earthly masters in everything you do. Try to please them all the time, not just when they are watching you. Serve them sincerely because of your reverent fear of the Lord. ~Colossian 3:22, NLT Quote Slavery, like AIDS, has not been abolished. Like a deadly virus it mutates, taking on new…

The Discipline of Waiting

Scripture Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD. ~Psalm 27:14, AV Quote “Good things come to those who wait” ~Violent Fane Generally speaking, Americans do not like to wait yet the bible commands us to wait upon the LORD in at least…