“Whatever I tell you in the dark, speak in the light.” Matthew 10:27 People have some needs that are excruciatingly deep. We find ourselves in conversation at times with heartbroken friends and may feel at an utter loss to know what to say. Telling people what human teachers have taught us may have some impact on […]
“Be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.” Matthew 24:44 When Jesus left the temple at Jerusalem for the last time, His disciples asked what would signal His return to earth (Matthew 24:3). He told them many things to watch for, but warned that people would still […]
“Put off, concerning your former conduct, the old man which grows corrupt.” Ephesians 4:22 Some look at the standards God set forth in the Bible as obstacles that prevent us from enjoying life. However, the boundaries God places actually protect us from our worst inclinations and foster healthy responses to Him. In Ephesians 4, for […]
“Your Word was to me the joy and rejoicing of my heart.” Jeremiah 15:15-21 Ask the Lord to help you apply the Bible to your life today. Take time to ponder the meat and milk of the Word. As you quiet your heart, God will teach you about Himself through His Book.
“In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace.” Ephesians 1:7 Some of the most hopeful books of the Bible – Philippians, Colossians, and Ephesians – come out of Paul’s house arrest in Rome. If you feel discouraged or question whether the Christian life is worth […]