The word “treasure” is a term we are familiar with. “Treasure” (θησαυρός) is “Thesaurus” in our language. A Thesaurus is similar in some ways to a dictionary. A Thesaurus is a collection of words that are organized in a systematic way to identify synonyms and antonyms to learn language and concepts. Words and concepts are treasures! Bible teaching is a treasure. Truth is a treasure.
What about communication with God? For some people, there is already a “blackout.” Their world is already upside-down, and they have no communication with the One Who can really help. They have not prayed to God ever, or not for a long, long time. Several Christians may only pray occasionally to the Lord.
I carry what is considered an EDC knife. I do not feel prepared for a day in the office, in the woods, or on a trip – without my knife.
In the same way that I am not prepared for the day without my knife, the Christian is not prepared for the day without his/her Bible. The Bible is what keeps the faith and love growing in the Christian. The Scriptures help us to know God, and learn how to have salvation through the finished work of Christ.
mandates on how to deal with Covid19 on top of the already exciting and possibly stressful time of starting classes, you may want some help! I hope the following tips will be an encouragement to you.
Why A Christian School? Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. Psalm 1:1 The idea of education is rooted in Biblical principles. Many schools throughout history were started with the purpose of teaching childrenContinue reading “Why We Sponsor a Christian School”
For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it? Luke 14:28 While you may not be building a tower, every parent is building a child! The principle of counting the cost definitely applies to how we manage the upbringing andContinue reading “The Value Vs. Cost of A Christian School Education”
Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them… Ecclesiastes 12:1 Meeting God in your youth is a great way to deal with the problems that come with aging: Relationship distress, disease, disappointment,Continue reading “Remembering God While Young”
No Chance Encounter One of the two which heard John speak, and followed him, was Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother. He first findeth his own brother Simon, and saith unto him, We have found the Messias, which is, being interpreted, the Christ. John 1:40-41 Andrew heard the preaching. God’s Word affected his heart. John the Baptist wasContinue reading “No Chance Encounter”
Recently I have been reading about the life of George Washington. His incredible story continues to motivate and shape the direction of many people today. His famous speech delivered to The Continental Congress, once nominated to be the first Commander in Chief, is worth repeating today for its sincerity and humility. He said in part: Continue reading “3 Lessons From George Washington”
Screen Suggestions for Students Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand. Philippians 4:5 Screen suggestions for students, well, perhaps more for the parents of students. All of us have noticed the exponential leap of digital devices creeping into our lives. I like the new devices. The digital things, screensContinue reading “Screen Suggestions for Students”