Category: Bible

  • God Doesn’t Get Tired Of Answering Prayer

    God Doesn’t Get Tired Of Answering Prayer

    And thank God for that! From Seth Lewis……………………..

  • Love is Inconvenient

    Love is Inconvenient

    ….Because it gives for the benefit of the other person! And agape love is for the benefit of the other with no expectation of return. That is why biblical love is supernatural! From CCEF.org……………………..

  • 10 Things You Should Know about the Presence of God

    10 Things You Should Know about the Presence of God

    I personally take a lot of comfort from the scriptural truth of the presence of God, and this article is a great summation of this! Here is a takeaway for me: “Scripture is clear that all of life—and, principally, the gospel life—is about being in God’s relational presence. This is why David proclaims, ‘in your […]

  • Through Faith, We Can Know the Voice of God — Dallas Willard

    Through Faith, We Can Know the Voice of God — Dallas Willard

    Faith helps us know the voice of God If you wish to know the voice of God as it comes to you individually, simply allow yourself to trust God to lead you into that. Ask God to speak to you and then wait attentively. He will probably speak to you clearly. But you have to […]

  • How to Pray When You’re Feeling Depressed

    How to Pray When You’re Feeling Depressed

    Wow, I can’t say enough good things about this article! It is chock-full of good advice and little hooks to grab hold of to help our prayers whenever….but especially when we feel depressed and lacking in hope. From pastor David Murray and Crossway……………..

  • The word of God in the quiet voice

    The word of God in the quiet voice

    Some churches, speakers and authors give out the impression that we should expect or aim for dramatic and emotional experiences with God. But God most often is quiet with us, as this article argues for. Here is a takeaway for me: “We think we need a miracle to confirm God’s presence. We don’t. We need […]

  • Sticks, Stones, and Words…Can Cut Me Deeply

    Sticks, Stones, and Words…Can Cut Me Deeply

    The old saying alluded to in this title has to be one of the dumbest sayings of all times….of course words can hurt! As Christians we must commit to never knowingly try to hurt another with our words. Some wisdom and encouragement here from pastor and author Scott Sauls………….

  • On the Longing to be Seen, Heard, and Known

    On the Longing to be Seen, Heard, and Known

    There is a lot of truth in this lovely article from Great and Noble Tasks. In discussing about being seen and heard, I always go back to Hagar when she and Ishmael were thrown out of the camp by Sarah, and God came to her rescue. And Hagar called God, “The God Who sees me.”

  • 5 Ways to Check Self-Righteousness in Your Heart

    5 Ways to Check Self-Righteousness in Your Heart

    Frank Viola always writes things that cause me to think. Here is another example. An example: “[The “sinful woman” in Luke 7] embodies the depths of fallen humanity. Yet Jesus loved her and forgave her. And despite her unbecoming life, she knew that Jesus was a friend of sinners…which means that He was her friend.” […]

  • 10 Things You Should Know about the Priesthood of Believers

    10 Things You Should Know about the Priesthood of Believers

    This is an important New Testament concept that I think is often misunderstood or ignored today, but is important to the spiritual health of our local church bodies. From Crossway……………… https://www.crossway.org/articles/10-things-you-should-know-about-the-priesthood-of-believers/