What Is Real?

James 1:12 – Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him. Has your trust ever been shattered by someone you love? A few years ago I was faced with a very unsettling...
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Shepherding

Ezekiel 34:15 – I will feed my flock, and I will cause them to lie down, saith the Lord GOD. Israel’s leaders are indicted for their failure to care for the nation. Ezekiel 34uses the metaphor of shepherding to illustrate how Israel’s leaders (shepherds)...
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Hoarders

Romans 3:24 – Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus: You and I save things—a hoarder saves everything! Newspapers, letters, clothing—you name it, they keep it. Bizarre, we say! Who wants to hoard the trash of the past? You don’t,...
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Peace with Each Other

Matthew 5:9 – Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. Once you make peace with God and have the peace of God in your heart, you’re able to make peace with other people. God says, “I want you to be a peacemaker. I want you to be a...
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Deliverer from Fears

Psalm 34:4—“I sought the Lord, and He answered me. And delivered me from all my fears.” This scripture is the testimony of the delivered one, David, when he acted before Abimelech so that he drove him out. David was afraid when he was with the Philistine king. David’s crazy plan...
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Bright Path of God

Proverbs 4:18—“The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.” This scripture is not just about Solomon’s family. It applies to all our families. Every father must teach his son and in turn the son should teach his own children....
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Blessings of God

Deuteronomy 28:8—“The Lord shall command the blessing upon thee in thy storehouses, and in all that thou settest thine hand unto; and he shall bless thee in the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.” In the scripture via Moses, God promised Israel blessings on obedience, which...
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God’s Faithfulness

2 Thessalonians 2:16—“Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, and our God and Father, who has loved us and given us everlasting consolation and good hope by grace.” Paul, Silas and Timothy wrote this letter to the church at Thessalonica. The zealous new Christians were taught by...
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Omniscient, Omnipotent, and Omnipresent God

1 Samuel 2:9—“He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.” This scripture covers Hannah’s prayer of thanksgiving. Hannah knew that the Earth’s foundation itself—i.e., the pillars or very structures of the...
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Knowing God

2 Peter 1:2—”Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord.” In this scripture, Peter confirms what he saw with his eyes and heard with his ears – “’This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased,’ … this very voice borne...
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