"But the Scripture imprisoned everything under sin, so that the promise by faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe. Now before faith came, we were held captive under the law, imprisoned until the coming faith would be revealed. So then, the law was our guardian until Christ came, in order that... Continue Reading →
“The heart of man plans his way, but the LORD establishes his steps.” (Proverbs 16:9, ESV) Recently I’ve been encouraged by my Pastor to take a fresh look at my life, to re-evaluate the direction that God may be leading me. As a part of that, I’ve been looking at my passions, things in life—past and... Continue Reading →
“I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are... Continue Reading →
“Come now, you who say, ‘Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and make a profit’— yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes.... Continue Reading →
Even in his doubt and fear, God whispered His love to him. And he was able to discern God’s voice. Good news for us; there’s always hope!
"For the commandment is a lamp and the teaching a light, and the reproofs of discipline are the way of life" (Proverbs 6:23, ESV). Many Christians see the Law as outdated, that it has outlived its usefulness. Before Jesus it was God’s tool to teach His people that they are sinful and could never live up... Continue Reading →
“The conclusion, when all has been heard, is: fear God and keep His commandments, because this applies to every person” (Ecclesiastes 12:13, NASB). “But now faith, hope, love, abide these three; but the greatest of these is love” (1 Corinthians 13:13, NASB). Over the past week we have asked some questions about what it means... Continue Reading →
”The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness" (Lamentations 3:22-23, ESV). One of the most frequently asked questions by people both without and within Christianity is this or similar: “If God is love, why would He allow such bad things... Continue Reading →