Tag Archives: Christian living

“…Before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.” Jeremiah 1:5 Certain days have been set apart for certain times of the year. Spring has been set apart for Easter. December has been set apart for Christmas. November has been set apart for Thanksgiving. Likewise, each of us […]

“Jesus answered, ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind…” Luke 10:27 There is a worldwide epidemic that is destroying countless lives and families. The statistics are not pretty. Annually, pornography is a $97 billion global business. In the United […]

“Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts.” Acts 2:46 Let’s go back 2,000 years to when the Church first got started and disciples first started being made. The early Church was absolutely exploding in growth. In one day, […]

“Surely You have granted him unending blessings and made him glad with the joy of Your presence.” Psalm 21:6 There are days when joy is strewn along life’s path, shining in the sun. In times like these it is easy to be content. All seems right and feelings of happiness flood our souls. Truthfully, these seasons […]

“The LORD gives strength to His people; the LORD blesses His people with peace.” Psalm 29:11 Where else, besides God, is weakness a gift? Who else desires brokenness above greater sacrifice? It is one of the great paradoxes of the Christian life, this exchange of weakness for strength. The Apostle Paul even wrote, regarding the sufficiency […]

“Because of the LORD’S great love we are not consumed, for His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness.” Lamentations 3:22-23 A woman was sound asleep when the telephone jarred her awake. She groggily answered the phone. “Hi!” exclaimed her peppy mother-in-law. She proceeded to rattle on about the busy day […]

“And so He condemned sin in the flesh, in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fully met in us, who do not live according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.” Romans 8:3b-4 Most of us have heard it said many times, “Jesus died for our sins.” But how many […]

“Not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another – and all the more as you see the Day approaching.” Hebrews 10:25  It is obvious from this verse – Hebrews 10:25 – that even back in the days of the early church there were people who had gotten […]

“How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!” Psalm 133:1 A 2012 Pew Research Poll asked Americans who said that spirituality and religion was somewhat important in their lives, but either did not attend church, or at best attended sporadically, why they didn’t attend more often. The number one answer given […]

“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” John 10:10 Leo Tolstoy was a Russian writer who is considered to be one of the greatest authors of all time. He wrote the classic, War and Peace. In the middle […]