Wounds

Scripture He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. ~Psalm 147:3, NASB Quote The most important part of the believer’s life is the part that only God sees. ~Warren W. Wiersbe I have a sister who is 85 and she was ten years old when daddy came home from WWII. Mother told me about…

A Mexican Standoff

Scripture Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves. Don’t look out only for your own interests, but take an interest in others, too. ~Philippians 2:3-4, NLT Quote Life should be like an “all you can eat buffet,” there is plenty for everyone. ~Steven Covey Pride is…

Every Knee

Scripture For it is written, “As I live, says the Lord, every knee will bow to Me, and every tongue will give praise to God.” ~Romans 14:11, NET Quote It will be the ultimate honor to bow the knee before the One who died for me. ~Ray dis Comfort Paul was quoting from Isaiah chapter…

To Know HIM Better

Scripture I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know Him better. ~Ephesians 1:17, NIV Quote All I want is to know Christ and the power that raised Him from the dead. ~Paul of Tarsus Some relationships can be…

Driven By Hate

Scripture  “I am not guilty of any of these crimes, and no one has the right to hand me over to these people {Jews}. I now ask to be tried by the Emperor himself.” ~Acts 25:11, CEV Quote I will let no man cause me to hate. ~George Washington Carver Hate is a strong emotion;…

God’s Grace Verses Our Idols

Scripture  Paul had decided to sail on past Ephesus, because he did not want to spend too much time in Asia. He was in a hurry and wanted to be in Jerusalem in time for Pentecost. ~Acts 20:16, CEV Quote Everything is life is eventually taken away from us after a tragically brief time of…

Gambling and Greed

Scripture People who want to be rich fall into all sorts of temptations and traps. They are caught by foolish and harmful desires that drag them down and destroy them. The love of money causes all kinds of trouble. Some people want money so much that they have given up their faith and caused themselves a…

Jesus Loves The Little People

Scripture Put on your new nature, and be renewed as youlearn to know your Creatorand become like Him. In Christ there is not Greek and Jew, circumcision and uncircumcision, barbarian, Scythian, slave and free; but Christ is all and in all. ~Colossians 3:10-11, NLT Quote These so called “Little People,” without any of the qualifications humans…

Under Attack

Scripture Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the…

Greater Than

Scripture “Truly I tell you, among those born of women no one greater than John the Baptist has appeared, but the least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.” ~Matthew 11:11, CSB Quote The least in the Gospel stands on higher ground than the greatest under the law. ~Charles Spurgeon I’m currently reading Ezekiel…