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.
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.
What is your eyesight according to the eye doctor? Need correction? With today marking the new year and the calendar turning to 2020, be encouraged that 2020 is good for more than eyesight only. What do you want to see in your life in 2020? Do you have any goals or dreams that you wouldContinue reading “2020 is Good for More than Vision”
We hear of this more and more each holiday season. Some people steal boxes as soon as they are delivered to a house. UPS, Fed Ex, and USPS are working overtime in deliveries and thieves are working overtime at collecting the deliveries. Have you seen that in the news? Simple crooks may prowl through aContinue reading “The Trash Thieves”
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”
Starting the New School Year Right The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want. Proverbs 21:5 You may enjoy this humorous story as much as I did: “A college freshman was giving her friend a tour of the college she attended. She pointed outContinue reading “Starting the New School Year Right”
Stops and Steps The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth him with his hand. Psalm 37:23-24 And he said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and restContinue reading “Stops and Steps”
Overnight Success And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper. Psalm 1:3 Mushrooms can grow fast! Because of the way they absorb moisture, some mushrooms appear to grow overnight! ThenContinue reading “Overnight Success”
“Readers are Leaders” The cloke that I left at Troas with Carpus, when thou comest, bring with thee, and the books, but especially the parchments. 2 Timothy 4:13 “Readers are Leaders” It is a thoughtful statement. As learned as Paul was, he continued to read the Bible (Parchments) and books. This is a good example forContinue reading “Readers Are Leaders”
After Election Thoughts No matter if your candidate won or not, life goes on. Congratulations to both candidates for their effort. Kudos to Mr Trump. Consider this short list of things to continue or to begin doing in the coming days. Read the Bible. Psalm 119:105 teachers: “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet,Continue reading “After Election Thoughts”