ARE YOU NEAR OR AFAR

The saints are a people near to God. Salvation is far from the wicked; but God is a help at hand to his people; and this is by the blood of Christ, by the merit of his sufferings and death. Every believing sinner owes his nearness to God, and his interest in his favour, to […]

I STAND IN AWE OF YOU

Who is like you, O Lord, among the gods? Who is like you, majestic in holiness, awesome in glorious deeds, doing wonders? – Exodus 15:11 Let all the earth fear the Lord; let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him! – Psalm 33:8 God Colossians 3:22-25 – Bondservants, obey in everything […]

Love is the Soul of the Christian

Love is the soul of the Christian religion, and it is that which constitutes a real Christian. Thomas Watson Christian love is the greatest and yet seems to be the hardest and most elusive concept to understand many times. Have you ever felt that way to? Well, I believe the Bible gives us the greatest […]

CHRISTIAN MEDITATION – PART 2 – THE ATTRIBUTES OF GOD

As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, 15 but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, 16 since it is written, “You shall be holy, for I am holy.” 17 And if you call on him as Father who judges […]

CHRISTIAN MEDITATION – PART 1 – THE ATTRIBUTES OF GOD

Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the Lord, that he may have compassion on him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon. For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. For as the heavens are […]

CHRISTIAN MEDITATION – THE GREAT DUTY

Although the Christian is thus free from all works, he ought in this liberty to empty himself, take upon himself the form of a servant, be made in the likeness of men, be found in human form, and to serve, help and in every way deal with his neighbor as he sees that God through […]

Be Still!

Prayer is when you talk to God; meditation is when you listen to God. Author Unknown I have touched on the subject in past writings and think I am going to go back to it and this time go a lot deeper. The problem that has been proposed to new Christians and even those who […]

WHAT GREAT A DISTANCE

The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. Archimedes I am super excited this morning to write on this devotional! Why? Because when you get to be my age and you learn something new, you learn to appreciate it more, especially when it is ordained by God! 🙂 However, I must apologize ahead […]

WRITE THEM!

History is a story written by the finger of God. C.S. Lewis Recently I turned a year older and with that more mature age also comes more opportunities to become more forgetful or absentminded. One of the things we can learn to do to help overcome being forgetful, is to write things down. Even throughout […]

CHRISTIANS ACTING OUT – PART 2

If men’s religion prevails not to conquer and cure the wickedness of their hearts, it shall not always serve for a cloak. The day is coming when hypocrites will be stripped of their fig-leaves. Mathew Henry The first part of this is taken directly verbatim from the Merriam-Webster Website The word hypocrite ultimately came into […]