Our every step in life is the subject of divine decree. And though a man will plan out his course, it is God who ultimately directs his steps.
“The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord, and He delights in his way.” Psalm 37:23 (NKJV)
“A man’s heart plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps.” Proverbs 16:9 (NIV)
As parents, we are pleased with each tottering footstep made by our children. We … Read More
If you speak words in haste, trouble will not be far behind. Consider the story of Jephthah in Judges 11:30-40. It is a solemn reminder not to uttered vows in haste.
“Do you see a man hasty in his words? There is more hope for a fool than for him.” Proverbs 29:20 (NKJV)
The elders of Gilead asked Jephthah to lead them in a war against the Ammonites who had made war with Israel. This brave leader of robbers had but one chil… Read More
God did not hand Adam and Eve a parenting book explaining how they should raise their children. He did say, “Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth,” so God certainly wanted them to procreate. The very first man and woman had the perfect role model for parenting but they also had to learn how to raise their children through trial and error.
“And God blessed them, and God said unto them, be fruitful, and … Read More
Taste and See How Good God Is!
God created us in His own image. Everything about our bodies is remarkable. Scientists are constantly learning new things about how we tick. Our design includes the wonder of sight, sound, taste, smell, and touch.
“So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.” Genesis 1:27 (NKJV)
There are so many scriptures that mention the … Read More
The Bible says a lot about what believers should wear. Ephesians 6:14-18 reminds us that our battle on earth is a spiritual battle. Thankfully, God has provided us with spiritual armor. It is all that we need to thwart attacks from the enemy and we should wear it every day.
“Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.” Ephesians 6:11 (NIV)
However, there are many othe… Read More
“Who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.”
1 Timothy 2:4 (NKJV)
So what is your focus today? Is it all about errands, work, tasks, and pleasures to explore or self-ambitions? Or, is your mind focused on your relationship with God and your journey to heaven? Are you praying for opportunities to share the Good News?
“What consumes your mind controls your life.” – Unknown
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