“If, therefore, the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness!” Matthew 6:23. If we focus on spiritual values, we will be full of light . But if we center our vision on earthly riches, the soul becomes filled with darkness. Many people put money at the top of their list of […]
“…your Father, who sees in secret, shall reward you openly.” Matthew 6:4. In Matthew 6, Jesus warned against performing pious deeds in order to receive the praise of others. He said that when the hypocrites give alms, they sound a trumpet “…that they may have glory from men” (vs 2). If we serve for the […]
“…by their prayer for you, [they] long after you for the exceeding grace of God in you”. II Corinthians 9:14. Upholding God’s servants in prayer is a blessed privilege. Although we cannot go “into all the world” ourselves, how wonderful that we can share in the ministries of others by interceding for them. As Paul […]
“Each man should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” II Corinthians 9:7. Many believers mechanically drop a little loose change into the plate as it passes, or they dig out a small bill because it would embarrass them not to […]
“Walk circumspectly, not as fools but as wise.” Ephesians 5:15. We are to use our time carefully. Paul said, “Be very careful, then, how you live”. So, whatcha doin? Beware of spending too much time on matters of too little importance.