Monthly Archives: February 2012

When You Read Your Bible…Enjoy It!

Sometimes Christians fall into the habit of reading their Bible for class, to find the answer to some question, answer an argument made by a friend or family member, as part of a routine or schedule, etc.; but, not for the pure … Continue reading

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Lift Up Your Hands in the Sanctuary

There is a yielding sentiment expressed in lifting up one’s hands and spreading them toward Heaven when calling upon the Lord.  Whether literally or figuratively, this should be our attitude as we worship God.  Paul said he would have men … Continue reading

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Don’t Walk…Don’t Stand…Don’t Sit…

One sure characteristic of sin is that it is never static.  We always do more or less of it depending on our attitude toward it.  As a sinner we either give over to it or overcome it. Long ago, the … Continue reading

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Comforting…Disturbing…

And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God… – Romans 8:28 This Passage is held by many Christians to be one of the most comforting Passages in the Bible.  After all, no matter … Continue reading

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Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

It is every mother’s horror – out in a public place, surrounded by 1000’s of strangers, and suddenly she realizes her child is missing!  One such particular mother became frantic at a musical show in California.  As the lights dimmed … Continue reading

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They Think It Strange…

In Peter’s first Epistle, he notes those in the world find it “strange” that those who convert to Christ will basically say “Enough!” to all the worldliness that once encompassed their lives (see 4:1-4).  They will cease such activity and … Continue reading

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“I Just Want to Make a Difference”

I was watching a biography of a famous person late last night and was struck with what was attributed to him as his driving motivation.  I just want to make a difference, he would say.  It struck me that many … Continue reading

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Our Divine Reassurance

The LORD is far from the wicked, but He hears the prayer of the righteous.     – Proverbs 15:29 One of the greatest blessings the Christian has is that he is never alone.  He never has to face any trial or … Continue reading

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Your Bible and Your Life

It has often been said that “A Bible that is falling apart usually belongs to someone who isn’t.” Even in this day of “digital Bibles” that is a pretty good adage and we all can see the point.  So, is … Continue reading

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Do you get the idea he loved them?

To open the closing paragraphs of Philippians, Paul says, “Therefore, my brethren dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved.” (4:1) Wow, do you get the impression Paul loved these … Continue reading

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