Devotion: What Genuine Confession and Forgiveness Look Like

I John 1:9 "​If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness." I John 1:9 is a verse (and concept) I cling to. I am painfully aware that I am just a sinner saved by grace. I…

The Trap of Caviar Dreams

I Tim. 6:-11 says: 6 But godliness with contentment is great gain. 7 For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. 8 And having food and raiment let us be therewith content. 9 But they that will be rich fall into temptation…

Devotion: Choosing the Good Part

Choosing the Good Part - Luke 10:38-42 38 Now it came to pass, as they went, that he entered into a certain village: and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house. 39 And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard…

Little White Lie Syndrome

Prov. 6:16-17 16 ​These six things does the LORD hate: yes, seven are an abomination unto him: 17 ​A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, 18 ​A heart that devises wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, 19 ​A false witness that…

The Blood of Christ: A Universal Blotter

Rev 20:11 And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them. Rev 20:12 And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were…

Freedom in the Midst of Captivity

Dan. 1:8-16 8 But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king's meat, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself. 9 Now God had brought Daniel…

Now More Than Ever, Show Good Form

Titus 3:8+9 8 This is a faithful saying, and these things I will that you affirm constantly, that they which have believed in God might be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable unto men. 9 But avoid foolish questions, and genealogies, and contentions, and strivings…

Offering the Sacrifices of Thanksgiving

Lev. 7:11-15 11 And this is the law of the sacrifice of peace offerings, which he shall offer unto the LORD. 12 If he offer it for a thanksgiving, then he shall offer with the sacrifice of thanksgiving unleavened cakes mingled with oil, and unleavened wafers anointed with oil, and…

Milk or Meat? – Heb. 5:11-14

Heb. 5:11-14 11 ​Of whom we have many things to say, and hard to be uttered, seeing you are dull of hearing. 12 ​For when for the time you ought to be teachers, you have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of…

Be still, and know that He Is God – Ps. 46

Psalm 46:7-11 7 The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah. 8 ​Come, behold the works of the LORD, what desolations he has made in the earth. 9 ​He makes wars to cease unto the end of the earth; he breaks the bow,…