Monthly Archives: October 2017

The Man Who Became God’s Friend

The Man Who Became God’s Friend “And the scripture was fulfilled that says, ‘Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness,’ and he was called God’s friend.” (Jas_2:23, NIV) His story began with a whisper, some say. One night while he was standing near a grove a mulberry trees with a group of friends, a strange breeze… (more…)

Smudges and Grudges, and Immature Judges

Smudges and Grudges, and Immature Judges “Overlook an offense and bond a friendship; fasten on to a slight and — good-bye, friend!” (Pro_17:9, The Message) It takes humility to overlook an offense; and maturity to let go of a slight. A proud man will take offense quickly, especially if he perceives that someone has deliberately crossed him. The Bible says,… (more…)

The Unshakable Man

The Unshakable Man “Whoever does these things will never be shaken.” (Psa_15:5, God’s Word Translation) As we saw in yesterday’s post, when your life is marked by personal integrity, relational faithfulness, moral strength, sacrificial dedication, and financial honesty – you may live in the Lord’s Presence forever. And furthermore, as we will see today, you have a rock solid promise… (more…)

A Place Where Travelers May Live…Forever

A Place Where Travelers May Live…Forever “O LORD, who may stay in your tent? Who may live on your holy mountain?” (Psa_15:1) Surely by now you know that you are a Traveler in this Life? And, you must also know that travelling takes it toll. Whether it be by planes, trains, or automobiles – travelling exacts its hefty fare from… (more…)

The Trouble with a Warped Head

The Trouble with a Warped Head “My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man’s anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires” (Jas 1:19-20, NIV) Sometimes our relationship with the Lord is like Candid Camera — when you least expect it, and… (more…)