Work Only for the Lord

Whatever you do, do it enthusiastically, as something done for the Lord and not for men, knowing that you will receive the reward of an inheritance from the Lord. You serve the Lord Christ.

-Colossians 3:23-24

We have it in … Read more

Obedience Pleases the Lord

Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.

-Colossians 3:20

Yesterday, I meditated on the subject of obedience. Isn’t it interesting that our sin nature sees obedience as chaining us down, when in reality, obedience to the … Read more

Receiving Strength When God Invites Us to Join Him

Lord, when You showed Your favor,
You made me stand like a strong mountain.

Psalm 30:7

God shows us favor when He invites us to join Him in His work. Oftentimes, we need strength to take that step of faith. … Read more

“Let him deny himself.”

Then He said to them all, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.”

Luke 9:23 NKJV

The Christian life is about obedience to Jesus on a moment-by-moment … Read more

Full of Grace and Truth

Yahweh—Yahweh is a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger and rich in faithful love and truth, maintaining faithful love to a thousand generations, forgiving wrongdoing, rebellion, and sin. But He will not leave the guilty unpunished, bringing the consequences

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When Jesus Commands, He Will Provide

When they approached Jerusalem, at Bethphage and Bethany near the Mount of Olives, He sent two of His disciples and told them, “Go into the village ahead of you. As soon as you enter it, you will find a young Read more

Correction Keeps Us Safe

If you stop listening to correction, my son,
you will stray from the words of knowledge.

Proverbs 19:27

In a certain family there were two children. One child refused to be corrected, thus faced suffering and strife again and again. … Read more

Get Into the Habit of Doing

But be doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. Because if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man looking at his own face in a mirror. For he Read more

Why We Should Pray for Our Government Authorities

“First of all, then, I urge that petitions, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for everyone,for kings and all those who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.This is Read more

Why We Should Exercise Our Right to Vote

Everyone must submit to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except from God, and those that exist are instituted by God.

Romans 13:1

As a citizen of the United States of America, it is our God-given responsibility to … Read more