It is good for our hearts to be strengthened by grace, not by eating ceremonial foods, which is of no benefit to those who do so. Hebrews 13:9 A strong heart. That’s what I want, don’t you? I want my life to be rooted in the stability … Continue reading The Center of Stability
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. Hebrews 13:8 Time changes people. Suffering changes people. Prosperity changes people. Power and influence alter people. Bitterness transforms people. You may think you know someone but let ten years go by and you might comment, … Continue reading “She Sure Has Changed!”
Remember your leaders, who spoke the word of God to you. Consider the outcome of their way of life and imitate their faith. Hebrews 13:7 “Just do what I do” has become a well-known cliché. It has permeated our Christian world and initiated a club of copycats. I … Continue reading Imitating Is Not Copycatting
“Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” So, we say with confidence, “The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?” Hebrews 13:5b-6 Going it alone. It’s an awful experience when you’re in trouble. … Continue reading Look Who Is With Me!
Your life should be free from the love of money. Be satisfied with what you have, for He Himself has said, I will never leave you or forsake you. Hebrews 13:5 These two separate concepts are familiar to me. Being free from the love of … Continue reading What Does One Have To Do With The Other?
Let marriage be held in honor among all . . . Hebrews 13:4a To hold marriage in honor means to treat it as precious. And it is! God created it to give us an earthly picture of what His love is like. Divine affection was … Continue reading Healing From The Scars of a Dirty Word
"Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it." There have been a few times in my life where I wondered if I had had an encounter with an angel. One of … Continue reading Was It An Angel?
Continue in brotherly love. Hebrews 13:1 God’s love is inclusive. Mine is often not. God’s love is instinctive, and He is quick to extend affection. I do not love by default and often contemplate whether or not love will be demonstrated. While ‘love one another’ … Continue reading This Should Not Be Elementary
The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. Genesis 1:2 Our earth originally had no order. The darkness that is described is not a … Continue reading When The Spirit Touches Chaos
He walks upon the wings of the wind; He makes the winds His messengers, flaming fire His ministers. Psalm 104:3-4 I’m an over-achiever. I like to work hard and feel that I accomplished something. I enjoy stretching myself to learn new things. While none of … Continue reading The Wind