Being Content

Being Content

“Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” Heb. 13:5; NKJV Covetousness is a peculiar subject. Most people do not know what it means when they first hear it....
To Judge Or Not To

To Judge Or Not To

“Do not judge according to appearance, but judge with righteous judgment.” John 7:24; NASB We are living in very interesting times. In some ways, it brings to mind what scripture tells us was the condition of Israel during the time of the judges. They lost sight of...
Healed Heart

Healed Heart

“It is not what enters into the mouth that defiles the man, but what proceeds out of the mouth, this defiles the man.”Matt. 15:11; NASB Like all of us, I’m sure you have said things from time to time you wish you could take back. Sometimes you know what you said was...
Human Frailty

Human Frailty

“My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.” Ps. 73:26; NASB Surrendering our will to God is a daily endeavor. The flesh comes with its own set of ideas and expectations. For instance, you might convince yourself you...
Love Your Enemies

Love Your Enemies

“But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven…”  Matt. 5:44-45a; NASB This passage, from Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, is one of those we all know but fail miserably in its application....