Alexander the Great Mentality

Scripture You know all about us, inside and out.  You are mindful that we’re made from dust. ~Psalm 103:14, TPT Quote We despair because we think we ought to be in spiritual orbit by this time, and we are barely skimming the treetops. ~Chuck Swindoll In Matthew 25 Jesus told the parable of the talents.…

The Royal Standard

Scripture It was like a dream come true when you freed us from our bondage and brought us back to Zion! We overflowed with gladness. We were left shouting for joy and singing your praise. All the nations saw it and joined in, saying, “The Lord has done great miracles for them!” Yes, He did mighty miracles and we are…

The Inner Man

Scripture So no wonder we don’t give up. For even though our outer person gradually wears out, our inner being is renewed every single day. We view our slight, short-lived troubles in the light of eternity. ~2 Corinthians 4:16-17, TPT Quote We spend a lot of time and money trying to perpetuate our physical life,…

Translations

Scripture “Examine your motives to make sure you’re not showing off when you do your good deeds, only to be admired by others; otherwise, you will lose the reward of your heavenly Father. ~Matthew 6:1, Passion Quote No man knows how bad he is until he has tried very hard to be good. ~C.S. Lewis…

My Admiration For The Baptist

Scripture John’s clothes were woven from coarse camel hair, and he wore a leather belt around his waist. For food he ate locusts and wild honey. Quote A man who is little in his own eyes will account every affliction as little, and every mercy as great. ~Jeremiah Burroughs Those who have followed the blog…

Sanctification

  Scripture Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely; and may your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Thessalonians 5:23, NKJV Quote God must break through the exterior barriers in our lives in order to sanctify the soul, ~Chuck Swindoll There…

Boredom

Scripture Everything is wearisome beyond description. No matter how much we see, we are never satisfied. No matter how much we hear, we are not content. History merely repeats itself. It has all been done before. Nothing under the sun is truly new. ~Ecclesiastes 1:8-9, NLT Quote Without Jesus life on planet earth can be boring.…

The Weight Of Sin

Scripture The earth itself will stagger like a drunk, sway like a hut in a storm. The world is weighed down by its sins; it will collapse and never rise again. ~Isaiah 24:20, GNT Quote Beware of thinking to lightly of sin. ~C. H. Spurgeon The earth, even the ground beneath our feet and the…

The Making Of A Tyrant

Scripture God-Enthroned through everlasting ages, the God of unchanging faithfulness—He will put them in their place, all those who refuse to love and revere Him! ~Psalm 55:19, TPT Quote There are only two kinds of leaders in this world: those who fear God and those who don’t. ~Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn The Gulag Archipelago is a detailed description of…

Bless You Suffering

Scripture God blesses those whose hearts are pure, for they will see God. ~Matthew 5:8, NLT Quote Bless you prison, bless you for being in my life. For there, lying upon the rotting prison straw, I came to realize that the object of life is not prosperity as we are made to believe, but the maturity…