Agape

Scripture We have come into an intimate experience with God’s love, and we trust in the love He has for us. God is love! ~1 John 4:16, TPT Quote Being in love is a good thing, but it is not the best thing. ~C.S. Lewis I would not attempt to convince a young person in…

Reality 101

Scripture  But Job replied, “You talk like a foolish woman. Should we accept only good things from the hand of God and never anything bad?” So in all this, Job said nothing wrong. ~Job 2:10, NLT Quote “We can ignore pleasure, but pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures,…

The Society Of The Redeemed

Scripture  Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others. ~Colossians 3:13, NLT Quote Christianity is about repentance and forgiveness. ~David R. Shepherd Inspiration is wonderful but it is like the wind, it comes and goes as it pleases. When there is…

The Desire of Your Heart

Scripture Take delight in the Lord, and He will give you your heart’s desires. ~Psalm 37:4, NLT Quote By ceasing for a moment to consider my own wants, I have begun to learn better what I really wanted. ~C.S. Lewis {The Weight of Glory} Let me ask you a question: what is the deepest desire of…

The Essence Of Life

Scripture “When he finally came to his senses, he said to himself, ‘At home even the hired servants have food enough to spare, and here I am dying of hunger! I will go home to my father and say, “Father, I have sinned against both heaven and you, and I am no longer worthy of being called…

Justification and Idolatry

Scripture ““I am Yahweh your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. You shall have no other gods before Me.” ~Exodus 20:2-3, LSB Quote Idolatry is the folly of asking a gift to be the giver. ~Dana Ortlund Idolatry can be very subtle; if we are…

Progress

Scripture The end of the matter, all that has been heard: fear God and keep His commandments, because this is the end of the matter for all mankind. ~Ecclesiastes 12:13, LSB Quote Every government consist of mere men and is strictly viewed as makeshift. If it adds to God’s commands, it lies, and it lies…

The Idiot!

Scripture Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, graciously forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has graciously forgiven you. ~Ephesians 4:32, LSB Quote Don’t be afraid of being different; be afraid of conformity. ~Ya’akov There are two basic kinds of literature: fiction and nonfiction. I read mostly nonfiction but occasionally, I read fiction…

Polytheism

Scripture So, what about eating meat that has been offered to idols? Well, we all know that an idol is not really a god and that there is only one God. ~1 Corinthians 8:4, NLT Quote It is the glory of vain men never to yield to the truth. ~Augustine Roman and Greek mythology was big…

Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit

Scripture Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. ~Matthew 5:3, LSB Quote Those who do not think about their own sins make up for it by thinking incessantly about the sins of others. ~C. S. Lewis {God in the Dock, p. 127} Poverty creates brotherhood. Those who are poor…