Month: October 2015

“You Won’t Believe What’s Happened To Me!”

‘YOU WON’T BELIEVE WHAT’S HAPPENED TO ME!’ I know that when I come to you I will come in the fullness of the blessing of Christ.  Romans 15:29          The word ‘blessing’ has been thrown around so much in our Christian culture that it may … Continue reading “You Won’t Believe What’s Happened To Me!”

Save Yourself The Trouble

SAVE YOURSELF THE TROUBLE "Whoever corrects a mocker invites insult; whoever rebukes a wicked man incurs abuse."  Proverbs 9:8             Since the Word of God is 'profitable for correction and for instruction in righteousness', it would also stand to reason that the messenger who … Continue reading Save Yourself The Trouble

Your Reaction To Good News

YOUR REACTION TO GOOD NEWS Good news puts fat on the bones.  Proverbs 15:30             What do you do when you get good news?  It would be interesting to give good news to ten people and note their different reactions.  Not all would dance … Continue reading Your Reaction To Good News

The Center of Attention

THE CENTER OF ATTENTION The fear of the LORD teaches a man wisdom, and humility comes before honor.  Proverbs 15:33 An arrogant man boasts because he wants to be honored.  He is not content to live his life quietly with integrity.  He fears that he might … Continue reading The Center of Attention

Two Levels Of Understanding

TWO LEVELS OF UNDERSTANDING   "A man of understanding walks straight."  Proverbs 15:21 It's one thing to read something and say, "Yea, I see the reasoning here.  This makes sense to me."  It's quite another to act on the premise and experience the truth firsthand.  … Continue reading Two Levels Of Understanding

What’s Your Secret?

WHAT’S YOUR SECRET? The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, to turn aside from the snares of death.  Proverbs 13:14             The older I get, the more I am in touch with the fact that my mind has turned into a running … Continue reading What’s Your Secret?

Handling What Is Foreboding

HANDLING WHAT IS FOREBODING When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you. Isaiah 43:2          I … Continue reading Handling What Is Foreboding

When I Am Fully Alive To God

WHEN I AM FULLY ALIVE TO GOD But if Christ is in you, although the body is dead because of sin, the Spirit is life because of righteousness.  Romans 8:10          How does a child of God explain the spiritual phenomenon of what it’s like … Continue reading When I Am Fully Alive To God

God’s Wisdom ~ The Secrets of a King

GOD'S WISDOM ~ THE SECRET OF A KING The secret of your success today does not reside in clever planning. The secret was revealed by a king. King David. “I do not involve myself in great matters, or in things too difficult of me. Surely … Continue reading God’s Wisdom ~ The Secrets of a King

Am I Passing My Greatest Spiritual Test?

AM I PASSING MY GREATEST SPIRITUAL TEST? Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.  James 1:2-3             According to James, testing brings endurance. How? The nature of a test is to … Continue reading Am I Passing My Greatest Spiritual Test?