The disciples were called Christians first in Antioch. - Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity. - They that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts. - Ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's. … Continue reading A new name.
It pleased the Father that in him should all fulness dwell. - The brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high; being made … Continue reading Our Lord Jesus Christ, … though he was rich, yet for your sakes … became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich.
Trust in him at all times; ye people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. - David encouraged himself in the LORD his God. - God will surelv visit you, and bring you out of this land unto the land which he sware to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob. … Continue reading The Lord visited Sarah as he had said, and the Lord did unto Sarah as he had spoken.
by CHRYSTAL EVANS HURST “Then they sat down on the ground with him for seven days and seven nights with no one speaking a word to him, for they saw that his pain was very great.” Job 2:13 (NASB) A few weeks ago, a doctor told me I’d probably lose my big toe as some … Continue reading When Words Don’t Work
It is I; be not afraid. - When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee: and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee. For I am the LORD thy God, ... thy Saviour. … Continue reading Who art thou Lord? I am Jesus.
by MELISSA MICHAELS “By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures.” Proverbs 24:3-4 (NIV) We bought a new-to-us old house not quite two years ago. While I liked the house, I didn’t feel at home right away. From the very … Continue reading You Have All It Takes to Love Your Home
by ARLENE PELLICANE “When the angel of the LORD appeared to Gideon, he said, ‘The LORD is with you, mighty warrior.’” Judges 6:12 (NIV) I remember being a new mom and finding great solace in the bathroom. Some days I wanted to hide in there for long stretches of time from my energetic toddler. My son Ethan … Continue reading God’s Mighty Warrior
by SALLY BURKE “We do not know what to do, but our eyes are on you.” 2 Chronicles 20:12b (NIV) My son was 15 years old when our lives were shaken to the core. He was spending the night at a friend’s house a few doors down when I received a phone call that something … Continue reading The Key to Remaining Unshaken
by L. B. Coleman "By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed" (Heb. 11:8). Whither he went, he knew not; it was enough for him to know that he went with God. He leant not so much upon the promises as … Continue reading Streams in the Desert
by GLYNNIS WHITWER “Then Jesus told him, ‘Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.’” John 20:29 (NIV) “Why would he tell me he would never break my heart, and then he did? He lied!” Her eyes brimmed with tears as she pleaded for … Continue reading Finding Faith in the Dark