Did not our heart burn within us, while he talked with us by the way?Luk 24:32 A Beautiful Story That Lives in Our HeartsEvery detail of this beautiful story lives in the imagination of Christendom. Never a week passes but some earnest heart is travelling with the two down to Emmaus. We see them joined … Continue reading The Burning Heart
21 For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.2 corinthians 5 21 The verse that we’re going to look at is 2 Corinthians 5:21, 2 Corinthians 5:21. It says this: “He made Him who knew no sin to be … Continue reading Fifteen Words of Hope
"So she gleaned in the field until even." (Ruth 2:17) Let me learn from Ruth, the gleaner. As she went out to gather the ears of corn, so must I go forth into the fields of prayer, meditation, the ordinances, and hearing the word to gather spiritual food. The gleaner gathers her portion ear by … Continue reading So she gleaned in the field until even.
Bible Reading: 2 Corinthians 5:7; Mark 11:20-26 Last week, we considered faith that sees the invisible and I mentioned Mark 11:22-24. I have been meditating on these verses and this morning received a most remarkable testimony from a source that I can thoroughly endorse. It speaks of such simple and yet profound faith. The north … Continue reading The Eagle and the Cell Phone.
Mark 16:15: “He said to them, ‘Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.'” One of the final recorded things Jesus said was instruction that His Good News be shared with all creation. I’ve often pondered why Jesus uses the word “creation.” We often think of preaching or sharing the gospel … Continue reading Why did Jesus say to share the gospel with all creation?
Jesus answered, "It is written: 'Man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.'" - Matthew 4:4 Like Esau, we get so diverted by the mundane things of life and the growling of our bellies, we forget the longer range view of things. God's Word, his … Continue reading ‘Man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’
by Rachael Carman God’s provision is such a wonderful, amazing thing! He provides for us whether we deserve it or not, whether we appreciate it or not, and even whether we know it or not! Grateful for gratitude I don’t know about you, but I really like it when I give my children gifts and … Continue reading Gratitude & God’s Provision
The words of a gossip are like choice morsels;
they go down to the inmost parts.
Gossiping is one of the themes covered in the book of Proverbs. It carries the idea of talking about others behind their back in disparaging ways, usually in a way that highlights their supposed character defects, or whatever perceived weaknesses they have. It often refers to something that has happened, or is going on. It ends up being a moral sickness for those who practice it, and for others who participate in that practice by merely listening. Listening and taking it in, as the passage quoted above indicates, is just as much to participate in it, as the actual gossiper, at least in how it affects the one who listens. By listening, one is affirming what the gossiper is doing.
It becomes more tricky when one just throws in some kind…
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