“If anyone cleanses himself from [dishonor], he will be a vessel for honor, …prepared for every good work.” II Timothy 2:19-26. We are called to always be preparing. A heart dedicated to God must be prepared to serve him. (I Sam. 7:3) We are to be prepared to do good works, (II Tim. 2:21) and to defend scriptural […]
“Walk circumspectly, not as fools but as wise” Ephesians 5:15. We are to 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.
“Take heed that you do not do your charitable deeds before men, to be seen by them. Otherwise you have no reward from your Father in heaven.” Matthew 6:1. Jesus desires for us to live with an unrelenting, selfless devotion to Him. The Bible calls us to good deeds and holy living, but these are to be […]
“Beware of covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of the things he possesses.” Luke 12:15. The sooner we get over the illusion that more stuff means more happiness, the better off we will be. And then the more able we will be to find the peace and happiness of the true “good […]
“Come aside by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while.” Mark 6:31. After Jesus’ disciples completed a demanding time of ministry, Jesus encouraged them to rest awhile. Jesus heeded His own advice. After a long, busy day of meeting the needs of the multitudes Jesus sought renewal in prayer with His heavenly Father […]