Who Determines What Is Important?

Scripture You are always making yourselves look good, but God sees what is in your heart. The things that most people think are important are worthless as far as God is concerned. ~Luke 16:15, CEV Quote Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of those that matter least. ~Stephen F. Covey Currently,…

Repentance Is A Good Thing

Scripture I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent. ~Luke 15:7, NIV Quote Repentance is good for you–You have to change the heart attitude. ~Stuart K. Weber Repentance is not only ‘good…

False Assurance

Scripture The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed this prayer: ‘I thank You, God, that I am not like other people—cheaters, sinners, adulterers. I’m certainly not like that tax collector! ~Luke 18:11, CSB Quote “We don’t need to be embarrassed that we are needy; every feeble, stumbling prayer uttered by a believer is heard by…

Pretenders

Scripture John came to show you the right way to live. And you did not believe him. But the tax collectors and the prostitutes did. You saw this. But even then you did not turn away from your sins and believe him. ~Matthew 21:32, NIRV Quote  Being genuine is the foundation of integrity. ~Danielle Laporte…

The Gospel Is For Everyone

Scripture Then the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Do you realize You offended the Pharisees by what you just said?” Jesus replied, “Every plant not planted by my heavenly Father will be uprooted, so ignore them.” ~Matthew 15:12-14, NLT Quote God has promised and provided a way for every person to receive forgiveness of sin and a…

Praise That Matters

Scripture The praise that matters…does not come from other people. It comes from God. ~Romans 2:29, NIrV, 2014 Edition Quote By God’s grace, I am learning to ignore the crowd and play to an audience of One. ~Kirk Cameron In his book WHAT GOD THINKS WHEN WE FAIL, Steven C. Roy tells a fictional story about…

Assurance, Real or False

Scripture Jesus continued, “You are from below; I am from above. You belong to this world; I do not. That is why I said that you will die in your sins; for unless you believe that I AM who I claim to be, you will die in your sins.” ~John 8:23-24, NIRV Quote If a…