“Jesus said to them, “My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me, and to finish His work.” John 4:34. The most important thing to Jesus was to do God’s will and finish the work He was sent to do. It’s easy for us to become preoccupied with needs of the moment. But Jesus […]
“You shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” Acts 1:8. The book of Acts describes the faithful witness of Peter, John, Barnabas, Paul, Dorcas, Lydia, and many others during the early days of the church. These ordinary people depended on God to give them […]
“A man of understanding is of a calm spirit.” Proverbs 17:27. Quarrels among believers in Jesus Christ bring dishonor to Him. They create wounds in our brothers and sisters, leaving scars. How much better it is when we speak gentle words of peace, not angry words of strife. Two cannot quarrel when one will not.
Those who leave the paths of uprightness…rejoice in doing evil, and delight in the perversity of the wicked. Proverbs 2:13-14 Solomon observed mankind’s propensity for evil describing those who “rejoice in doing evil…” While this may describe much of the world around us, followers of Jesus have a refreshingly different way to handle life. Paul challenged us: […]
“When I am old and gray-headed, O God, do not forsake me, until I declare Your strength to this generation.” Psalm 71:18 Psalm 71 reminds us of the value of a life well lived and of the worth of lessons learned: Lessons not just for our benefit but also for us to pass along to the […]