“Where no counsel is, the people fail: but in the multitude of counselors, there is safety.” Proverbs 11:14 (KJV). It is so important to keep company with people of the same faith. The Bible says bad companions corrupt, and we should heed the word. It’s easy to think that your good Christ-like character will rub… Continue reading Seek Wise Counsel
Through different writers and thousands of years, the Bible still speaks to our lives in a personal way. All scripture is equally inspired; not all scripture is equally applicable to your life all the time. When you read through the Bible, some passages will jump out at you and give direction, bring conviction, or offer… Continue reading Roles that the Scripture Plays in Our Lives
Have you ever considered the thieves on the cross? Are you and I any different? We have more in common with them than you think. Think about it for a minute. We are all sinners, and we all fall short of the glory of God. One thief joined the crowd and mocked Jesus. We should… Continue reading I have Eternal Life with Jesus!
There is great expectation from the parents, grandparents, and aunts and uncles when a baby is expected. There is preparation, thanksgiving, and celebration. There are concerns and tears of joy. All surrounded by the miracle of Life. Envision what Mary must have felt when she held her son, Jesus, in her arms for the first… Continue reading God has a plan for my Life
Please read: I John 1:5-10 I find human nature interesting because we are justified in our own eyes. Meaning that we can always find an excuse for why we sinned while remaining judgemental towards others' sins. However, John is quite clear on light and darkness and sin and forgiveness in I John 1:5-10. John defines… Continue reading Light and Darkness
In biblical times being a widow was more of a hardship than it is today in American culture. The loss of a husband caused financial instability, especially if there wasn't a male heir to help provide. In reviewing the term widow throughout the Bible, we see that God intentionally provides for the poorest among society.… Continue reading Those less fortunate
New Year's Eve and New Year's Day are celebrated worldwide, ringing in the new and ringing out the old. It's a time for new beginnings and fresh starts. The toasting glasses at midnight and the fireworks high in the sky depict the New Year celebrations. It is the time to start a new and fresh… Continue reading New Year’s Day – Time for a Do-over!
This is the time of year the joy of the Christmas season is everywhere. The aroma of cookies and pies waft through the air, and there are lights, silver bells, and decorations to add to the festivity. The joy of giving abounds as we shop for that perfect gift. We hear Christmas carols merrily playing… Continue reading Christmas Through Her Eyes
The book of Proverbs tells us about two women, Lady Wisdom and Lady Folly. Lady Folly is a metaphor for the evil that tries to seduce us, and lady Wisdom is Jesus Christ. Lady Wisdom calls to us repeatedly. We are to seek her with everything we have and do everything to keep her. If… Continue reading Lady Wisdom and Lady Folly
In taking a look at the Biblical theology of women, it is easy to see that Jesus valued women and their role in the kingdom of God. During Jesus' ministry, he broke all kinds of cultural norms in society. Women in the Ancient Near East did not get a lot of respect and weren't allowed… Continue reading New Testament Women