Satisfied With Jesus

ScriptureM But whoever drinks some of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again, but the water that I will give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up to eternal life.”  ~John 4:14, NET Quote Only Jesus can meet our deepest needs which are spiritual in nature. ~Charles F. …

River Of Life

Scripture The Lord spoke to Moses, “Gather the people and I will give them water.” ~Numbers 21:16, NET Quote There is nothing that pleases the LORD so much as praise! ~Charles Cowman It truly amazes me how much others see in scripture that I have never seen until I read their commentary. I read the entire book …

Sorrow Can Be A Friend

Scripture Although He was a son, He learned obedience through the things He suffered. ~Hebrews 5:8, NET Quote Only those who have sorrows can walk in true fellowship with the MAN of sorrows. ~Robert Collier One of the most difficult things about Job’s suffering is that he did not have a clue why all these bad things had happened to him. Jesus suffered …

A Story

Scripture Mordecai was a great man among the Jews and popular with all his countrymen, for he sought the good of his people and promoted their welfare. ~Esther 10:3, REB Quote Every decision and every action produces some kind of reaction or consequence. ~Ya’akov Anyone can write a story: you need a hero, or “heroine,” …

Encouragers

Scripture May the Lord grant mercy to the family of Onesiphorus, because he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my imprisonment. ~2 Timothy 1:16, NET Quote Encourage one another and build up each other. ~Paul of Tarsus Not much is said about Onesiphorus in the Bible but this is often the case with …

The Long Black Train

Scripture The way of life winds upward for the wise, that he may turn away from hell below. ~Proverbs 15:24, NKJV Quote Those who give themselves to sin give the steering wheel to the devil. ~Ray Comfort {Think on These Things, p.156} They have an old WWI steam locomotive at Dollywood that pulls a long train. As …

Adequate Dependence

Scripture Not that we are adequate in ourselves to consider anything as if it were coming from ourselves, but our adequacy is from God, who made us adequate. ~2 Corinthians 3:5-6, NET Quote Did you have circumstances early in life that made you feel less than enough? ~Charles Stanley, Jesus Our Perfect Hope, p.145 You …

Crushed

Scripture I was so crushed beyond any power to endure that I was in dire despair of life itself. ~2 Corinthians 1:8, Williams Quote These crushing trails that afflict us help us to be loving, kind, understanding and sympathetic with others who are suffering also. ~A. B. Simpson By using the first first part of …

Imitate The Snail

Scripture Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters! Let every person be quick to listen, slow to speak, slow to anger. ~James 1:19, NET Quote There is a fierce storm of destruction in each of us; waiting for an impulsive moment. ~Ray Comfort David said in Psalm 119, My zeal consumes me, for my enemies forget …

Samson And Delilah

Scripture So she pestered him with these words day after day, pressing him hard and wearying him to death. ~Judges 16:16, REB Quote A nagging woman is like a slow drip in a leaky roof: constant and annoying. ~Ya’akov No matter how many times I read the story of Samson and Delilah; I am fascinated …