Obedience

Faith Additives

“And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith….”        ~  2 Peter 1:5                    Did you know that your faith needs some additives?  Just like sometimes people put additives in their fuel so their vehicle will run better, we need to put some additives in our faith so our faith will run better. In 2…

Running Your Race….

“Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient time the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all My pleasure.”        ~  Isaiah 46:10                  One interesting thing about God is that He declares the end from the beginning, but He doesn’t do the end from the beginning. …

Bought With A Price…

“Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own?  For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God’s.”      ~  I Corinthians 6:19-20  ~                                …

The perils of disobedience.

Now the LORD had prepared a great fish to swallow Jonah.  And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.    ~  Jonah 1:17  ~            Not only did Jonah take a Carnival Cruise of disobedience but he also had a workshop in a fishes’ belly.  It seems to me that there should be better…

Fruit Of The Spirit

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.              ~    Galatians 5:22-23 It seems these days that many are trying to find ways to enhance the quality of their lives.  Some through possessions, some through investments, some through physical fitness, some through certain…

Righteousness delivers from death!

Treasures of wickedness profit nothing:  but righteousness delivers from death.   ~   Proverbs 10:2 As Christians we must remember that God has called us to walk differently than the world.  Those in the world will be done in by their own lust, but we as believers are to walk in righteousness.  We have this wonderful promise…

Integrity counts…

A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor rather than silver and gold.   ~   Proverbs 22:1 When people think about your name do they think good or bad?  If you’re a person of integrity then your name is good.  Years ago, when you went to get a loan from…

Throw Jonah overboard….

Then they said to him, “What shall we do that the sea may be calm for us?” — for the sea was growing more tempestuous.  And he said to them, “Pick me up, and throw me into the sea; then the sea will become calm for you.  For I know that this great tempest is…