Christian Love In Action

“As believers, we should be willing to give up our rights in order to minister to others. Jesus Christ gave up all His rights to save us from our sins, how much more should we be willing to give up our own rights to minister to others for whom He gave His life?”

The Best Seat in the House

When we bought our first home a couple of years ago, there were many things I loved about it – the open floor plan; that extra bathroom, the big back yard. I was especially happy to have my own kitchen peninsula and its accompanying stools. To some women, having a kitchen peninsula is no big…

Are You Willing To Sacrifice?

“What are you willing to do for the cause of Christ?…What are you willing to sacrifice? Are you faithful in the least of things?”

Battling the Blahs

As fall’s days grow shorter, does your patience get shorter as well? Does nippy weather make your spirit snippy? Whether your blah days can be traced to gray weather or to difficult circumstances in your life, here are a few tools to help you weather trials of discouragement. Cover the Basics. How are you sleeping?…

Within the Shifting Shapes

“We are guaranteed God. The faithful God who set His bow of promise in the clouds. The unchanging God who assures us that His mercies never cease, and His compassions never fail. “

Contentment

Contentment means realizing that God has provided everything I need for my present happiness. Wow! There is nothing that I lack. Although God has given me everything I need, He leaves me to choose whether I will be content with what He has provided for my life, or constantly crave for more. As a single…

Saying Goodbye

And we went before to ship, and sailed unto Assos, there intending to take in Paul: for so had he appointed, minding himself to go afoot. And when he met with us at Assos, we took him in, and came to Mitylene. And we sailed thence, and came the next day over against Chios; and the next day we arrived at…

The Other Side

Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives; While they behold your chaste conversation coupled with fear. Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of…

God’s Control Over Our Circumstances

And upon the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached unto them, ready to depart on the morrow; and continued his speech until midnight. And there were many lights in the upper chamber, where they were gathered together. And there sat in a window a certain young man named Eutychus, being…

Ol’ Money Bags

“Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.” Luke 6:38 I distinctly remember the day I gave my grandma the nickname “Ol’ Money…