Sharing The Reward

Scripture “Suppose someone welcomes a prophet as a prophet. That one will receive a prophet’s reward… suppose someone welcomes a godly person as a godly person… That one will receive a godly person’s reward… Suppose someone gives even a cup of cold water to a little one who follows me…That one will certainly be rewarded.” ~Matthew…

Use Your Head

Scripture Have respect for the LORD–that will prove you are wise. Avoid evil–that will show that you have understanding. ~Job 28:28, NIRV Quote One bad apple spoils the whole barrel. ~Ben Franklin Actually, fragments of the quote above date back as far as Geoffrey Chaucer (1343 – 25 October 1400) but Ben Franklin coined the words…

Only A Fool Would Say…There Is No God!

Scripture “Wisdom and power belong to God. Advice and understanding also belong to him.” ~Job 12:13, NIrV Quote The heavens proclaim the glory of God. The skies display his craftsmanship. ~David My major in college was Religion and Philosophy. I was not a great student but Philosophy fascinated me. Ancient philosophers were wise men, sages of…

Best Friend Or Worse Enemy

Scripture People who have an easy life look down on those who have problems. They think trouble comes only to those whose feet are slipping. ~Job 12:5, NIrV Quote Be an encourager, the world has enough critics. ~Dave Willis When we face trouble, we need friends to stand with us but Jobs friends were not…

Dark Night of The Soul

Scripture Without any light, they feel their way along in darkness. God makes them unsteady like those who get drunk. Job 12:25, NIrV Quote “Feeling are like visitors, they come and go and you cannot always trust them.” ~Moojac Job is reminding his three friends that God is the source of wisdom and understanding: a part…

Regret or No Regrets

Scripture He {Jehoram} was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eight years; and he departed with no one’s regret, and they buried him in the city of David, but not in the tombs of the kings. ~2 Chronicles 21:20, NASB Quote Its better to look ahead and prepare than…

Gifts And Service

Scripture God has given each of you a gift from His great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another. ~I Peter 4:10, NLT Quote We find who we are in Christ, and we live out that identity through our interaction with other believers. ~Matt Brown I was reading Matthew 4 yesterday…

Will They Listen

Scripture “Son of man, let all my words sink deep into your own heart first. Listen to them carefully for yourself. Then go to your people in exile and say to them, ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says!’ Do this whether they listen to you or not.” ~Ezekiel 3:10-11, NIrv Quote Most people do not…

Stubborn Pride

Scripture I have listened carefully. But they do not say what is right. They refuse to turn away from their sins. No one says, ‘What have I done?’ All of them go their own way. They are like horses charging into battle. ~Jeremiah 8:6, NIrV Quote A man will do more to satisfy his stubborn…