Tag Archives: praise

“These people honor Me with their lips, but their hearts are far from Me. They worship Me in vain; their teachings are merely human rules.” Matthew 15:8-9 A man and a woman had been married for fifty years, and the man was just not that talkative. His wife finally couldn’t hold it in any longer. She […]

“But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.” Matthew 6:33-34 What has you staying up at night? Family matters? The economy? A health issue? Fast Company […]

“How can you believe, when you receive glory from one another and do not seek the glory that comes from the only God?” John 5:44 What happens to our spiritual ability to know Christ if we chase the praise of man? “How can you believe when you receive glory from one another…?” Jesus asks in John […]

“I remember the days of old; I meditate on all that you have done; I ponder the work of Your hands. I stretch out my hands to You; my soul thirsts for You like a parched land.” Psalm 143:5-6 It doesn’t take long for the joy of Christmas to turn to thoughts of the New Year. […]

“Jesus answered him, “If anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him.” John 14:23 A ministry friend of mine once worked as a full-time piano tuner. When our church needed a piano tuned, I called him and asked […]