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“The Father loves his Son and has put everything into his hands.” John 3:35 The Father believes in His Son enough to trust Him with everything, and we are called to believe in Jesus to the degree that we put […]

The eyes of the Lord search the whole earth in order to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him. 2 Chronicles 16:9 I know all the things you do, that you are neither hot nor cold. I wish […]

As we chose our next President of the United States, let’s take a quick look at some virtues that constitute excellent leadership and pray for a leader who reflects them well. “The Lord and his anointed one are my witnesses today,” […]

“Let the redeemed of the Lord say so!” Psalm 107:2 The Psalmist in chapter 107 outlines four basic types of people that need redemption. To one degree or another, we all have fallen into at least one of these four […]

“For the earth is the Lord’s, and he has set the world in order.” (1 Samuel 2:8b) “For God is not a God of disorder but of peace…” (1 Corinthians 14:33a) God is a God of order. Order in our […]

“This is my body which is given for you.” Luke 22:16 “And so dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all he has done for you. Let them be a living […]

“Today I have rolled away the shame of your slavery…” Joshua 5:9 I trust in you for salvation, O Lord!” Genesis 49:18 The Hebrew word for salvation is “Yeshua.” It just happens to be the name the angel gave Joseph […]

And don’t sin by letting anger control you. Don’t let the sun go down while you are still angry, for anger gives a foothold to the devil. (Ephesians 4:26,27) Whether I inherited a propensity to anger, whether I learned it, […]

Don’t be in any rush to become a teacher, my friends. Teaching is highly responsible work. Teachers are held to the strictest standards.  (James 3:1-2a The Message) This prayer is for the teachers in our lives. God bless ’em one […]

Tune your ears to the world of Wisdom; set your heart on a life of Understanding. That’s right—if you make Insight your priority, and won’t take no for an answer, Searching for it like a prospector panning for gold, like […]

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