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.
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”
Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen. Matthew 28:19-20 Time goes by soContinue reading “3 Church Priorities in a New Year”
Fellow Servants in the Church But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word. Acts 6:4 There is much to do in ministry. Preach, teach, pray, plan, promote, organize, visit, encourage, make phone calls, send texts and emails, administrate, design, print, clean, build, repair, record radio, post messages andContinue reading “Fellow Servants in the Church”
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”
The Teachers’ Difference And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient. 2 Timothy 2:24 During teacher appreciation week (which concludes today) I noticed several “thank-you” and notes of appreciation on social media. Many people were lauding their teachers from childhood and high school. AmazinglyContinue reading “The Teachers’ Difference”
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”
The Better Question “…Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it.” Ephesians 5:25 Joe was blessed when he truly understood the Bible for the first time. “Imagine the love of God for a sinful person like me?” he thought. Following accepting Jesus for salvation, Joe began to study the Bible with another churchContinue reading “The Better Question”
This article was posted a year ago but is still helpful to those heading to school in the next few days. 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 asContinue reading “Starting the New Year Right”