Pastors and Suicide (I Tim 4:12)

In the past few days, I have heard of a pastor or two that has committed suicide. Read more…



Choices… (II Chronicles 26-27; Isaiah 6)

Isaiah 6:1: In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne…

Isaiah 6 gives us a picture of a depressed, despairing prophet that needed a renewed vision of the God of Heaven. The verses to come give us the story of how God restored His prophet. However, an interesting backstory is found in II Chr 26-27 that gives us an idea as to why Isaiah was in such a troubled state.


Ponder the Path of Your Feet (Prov 4:26)

Proverbs 4:26: “Ponder the path of thy feet, and let all thy ways be established.”
 

Part of the Christian walk is performing regular “reality/obedience checks” on ourselves. Read more…



Bible Christianity in a Nutshell (Psalm 140:6-7)

In this psalm, David makes an important distinction: he states that God is his God, and gives a few statements on what that means. Read more…


Precious in the Sight of the Lord (Psalm 116:15)

There is no sadder sight than to see a Memorial Service held for those whose salvation is in question. Read more…



If Ye Love Me (John 15:16-31)

There is a dangerous movement that is popular in Christian circles today. Let’s call it the “I love Jesus” Movement. Read more…


The Health of Our Countenance (Psalm 42:11; 43:5)

“Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.” Read more…



My Days are Past (Job 17:11)

“My days are past, my purposes are broken off, even the thoughts of my heart.”

A simple statement, yet a profound one: when considered in the context of Job’s sufferings. Read more…


Pastor, Replace Yourself (Num 27:15-20)

This passage opens to a sobering scene: Moses is told by the Lord God that he is about to die, so that the children of Israel can enter into the Promised Land. Read more…



Ministry Tips from the Apostle Paul (II Cor 4:1-5)

Paul is writing to the Church at Corinth a second time. In the beginning of his letter, he speaks especially of the struggles that he faced in the ministry. As the chapter opens, the Spirit gives us several applications for ministry. Read more…