“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.” Luke 2:14 As we approach that season of the year when people talk about finding peace on earth, we soberly note that there is anything but peace on earth. Civil and international wars and conflicts are
Jesus said men ought always to pray and not to give up. When Jacob wanted Rachel as his wife, he was prepared to serve Laban for seven years without pay because of her. And when he was deceived on his wedding night by Laban who gave him Leah instead, he
‘’I know your works, that you are neither hot nor cold. I could wish you were cold or hot. So then, because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will vomit you out of my mouth’’ Revelation 3:15 A televangelist wrote a book titled, ‘’Your Best life Now’’.
We know in Scripture that the response for blessing is thanks. David praised God when the temple site was dedicated in Jerusalem (1 Chronicles 29:13), “Now therefore, our God, we thank You, and praise Your glorious name.” God was the one who blessed the army of Israel under David and
“I desire mercy and not sacrifice, and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings. But like men, they transgressed the covenant; there they dealt treacherously with me.” Hosea 6 : 6 -7. I like to think of Saul as the first Christian who became a king by grace. As
“Worry weighs a person down; an encouraging word cheers a person up.” Proverbs 12:25 (NLT) We live in a world that has become filled with mayhem. Every side we turn there is a school shooting, a kidnapping, a family on the brink of falling apart or even a suicide as
Hebrew 12:4 says” Ye have not yet resisted unto blood, striving against sin,” From this short bible verse, the simplest way to rephrase this is “You are struggling against sin, but you have not had to give up your life for the cause.” When you do, then you get