Do All The Good You Can

Read: Titus 2:11-3:2 | Bible in a Year: Genesis 39-40; Matthew 11 [Jesus Christ] gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed. —Titus 2:14 At the church I attend, the Sunday morning service closes with a song based on John Wesley’s words. We sing, “Do...

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Purpose

The Purpose of Life

Wishing to find out the meaning of life People ask themselves questions such as “Why do we exist?” or “Does my life have a purpose?“. The Bible shows us that our purpose in life is to tie a friendship with God. I invite you to meditate on some fundamental truths...

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What Does It Mean to Forgive?

Forgiveness is the act by which we overlook someone’s mistake. In the Bible, the Greek word translated as “forgiveness” literally means “giving up“, as when a person no longer requires repayment of a debt. Jesus used this comparison to teach His disciples to pray “Forgive us our sins, for we...

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We Need One Another

Most of the work of God is accomplished through people who are honest with one another, committed to serve one another, and willing to receive wise counsel from one another (Prov. 27:6,17). When we build trust, we will work together smoothly and see God at work in and through us....

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Small Ways In Small Places

Read: Isaiah 49:1-6 | Bible in a Year: Psalms 26-28; Acts 22 For who has despised the day of small things? —Zechariah 4:10 Often I meet with people who serve in what they think are seemingly small ways in small places. They are frequently discouraged by loneliness, feeling that their...

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Camels And Gnats

By Haddon W. Robinson Read: Matthew 23:23-28 | Bible in a Year: Ezekiel 45-46; 1 John 2 You . . . have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faith. —Matthew 23:23 Jesus had some harsh things to say about the religious leaders of His day....

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Check The Compass

Read: John 7:37-53 | Bible in a Year: Ezekiel 40-41; 2 Peter 3 See if there is any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting. —Psalm 139:24 Two Florida men charted a course and drove their fishing boat out into the Gulf of Mexico. Using the...

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‘You must not have any other god but me!

Then God gave the people all these instructions: ‘I am the LORD your God, who rescued you from the land of Egypt, the place of your slavery. ‘You must not have any other god but me. ‘You must not make for yourself an idol of any kind or an image...

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Wisdom Calling

“Listen as Wisdom calls out! Hear as understanding raises her voice! On the hilltop along the road, she takes her stand at the crossroads. By the gates at the entrance to the town, on the road leading in, she cries aloud, ‘I call to you, to all of you! I...

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