A Lamp

"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 Many Christians see the Law as outdated, that it has outlived its usefulness.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 →

Fear of the Lord: Conclusions

“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 →

God is Love…

”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 →

Wisdom From Above

"But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere” (James 3:17, ESV). On Monday we looked at how the need for immediate gratification, and the fear of missing out, are character traits of fools. If we aren’t careful we can easily... Continue Reading →

Desire

"Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life—is not from the Father but is from the world.... Continue Reading →

Completion

And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ” (Philippians 1:6 ESV). I’ve always had the tendency to start something, get distracted by something else and not finish the first thing. It’s not that I don’t find the... Continue Reading →

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