Friendship With The World

Scripture You adulterous people. Don’t you know that friendship with the world is hostility toward God? So whoever wants to be the friend of the world becomes the enemy of God. ~James 4:4, CSB Quote The world is wrong side up; it needs to be turned upside down in order to be right side up.…

Pride, Watch It!

  Scripture Before his downfall a person’s heart is proud, but humility comes before honor. Proverbs 18:12, CSB Quote It is better to be humble in failure than proud in success. ~Ya’akov Solomon was not the best man in the world but he was one of the most intelligent. Proverbs 18:12 is a spiritual law. Anytime we get proud,…

The Perfect King

Scripture Give the king your justice, O God, and your righteousness to a king’s son. May he judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with justice. ~Psalm 72:1-2, NRSV Quote Pharaohs, Caesars, Alexander the Great, Attila the Hun, Charlemagne, Napoleon, Hitler, Stalin: what do they have in common–They are relics of a fading history. They…

Go

Scripture So the master said to his slave, “Go out to the highways and country roads and urge people to come in, so that my house will be filled.” ~Luke 14:23, NET Quote If you really want to do something, you will find a way. If you don’t want to do something, you will find…

Progressive Revelation

Scripture  The disciples did not understand any of this. Its meaning was hidden from them, and they did not know what He was talking about. ~Luke 18:34, NIV Quote The finite cannot completely absorb the infinite but it can absorb progressively more. ~Ya’akov Jesus had a plan or was at least following a plan but…

They Call The Wind Mō·rä’

Scripture Make vows to the LORD your God, and keep them. Let everyone bring tribute to the Awesome One. ~Psalms 76:11, NLT Quote God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform. He plants His footstep in the sea and rides upon the storm. ~William Cowper The CEV translates ‘Awesome’ as fearsome. The Hebrew verb mō·rä’…

Contentment: Good or Evil?

Scripture You say, “I am rich and well off; I have all I need.’ But you do not know how miserable and pitiful you are! You are poor, naked, and blind.” ~Revelations 3:17, GNT Quote The world will not be destroyed by evil but by those who watch them do evil without doing anything. ~Albert…