Obedience for protection

Proverbs 1:33:  But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be quiet from fear of evil. The secret to dwelling in safety and living fearless is obeying God and listening to Him.  Solomon, the author of Proverbs, understood this well enough.  God inspired him to...
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A Clear View

Matthew 5:8 – Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. The Gran Telescopio Canarias, one of the world’s most powerful telescopes, sits atop an extinct volcano on La Palma, Canary Islands. Inaugurated in July 2009 by King Carlos of Spain, it offers astronomers...
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Real Rewards

Matthew 5:3 – Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. A preacher once viewed the Beatitudes in Matthew 5:3-12 as a kind of concession Jesus threw to the unfortunates: “Well, since you aren’t rich, and your health is bad, and your face is wet...
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When You Make A Mistake

1 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. When we make mistakes in life, there are three main things that we need to do. Number one, ask for forgiveness. Number two, receive God’s mercy....
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Unmerited, We Are Special To God!

Deuteronomy 7:6 – For thou art an holy people unto the Lord thy God: the Lord thy God hath chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth. Standing before a vending machine, a man presses D2. His chocolate bar dutifully...
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He Rejoices Over You

Zephaniah 3:17 – The LORD thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing. So many people in this day and age never received the blessing from their mother or father. They...
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Acts of Love

Psalm 11:7 – For the righteous LORD loveth righteousness; his countenance doth behold the upright. God’s business is putting things right. We don’t see Jesus settling many disputes or negotiating conflicts. But we do see him cultivating inward harmony through acts of love:...
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Giving Heed to Wisdom

Proverbs 1:33 – But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be quiet from fear of evil. It seems as if those who fail to “give heed” to wisdom are increasing in our day. Even among those who claim to follow and worship Him, are many who are more...
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The Passover Lamb

Psalm 34:20 – “He keepeth all his bones: not one of them is broken.” This psalm written by David is a true prophecy of the Lord Jesus Christ. When Jesus was crucified on the cross for the sins of all mankind, His body was beaten, bruised, flogged and pierced. But through it all,...
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Don’t be Dismayed

Isaiah 41:10  – “Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.” The word ‘dismay’ isn’t one we use in our everyday conversations. But the dictionary meaning...
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