Injustice abounds in this world, but God gives His people prayer so that they may call upon Him rather than to lose heart....Keep Reading
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Mary and I recently took a drive through a scenic part of our rural Virginia county on a beautiful late Spring afternoon. We drove as slowly as was prudent in order to drink in the sights and smells of newly mowed hay fields, wildflowers and honeysuckle, cows and calves, sheep and goats, rolling hills and mountain peaks....
Many ask why certain occurrences happen. The Bible doesn't answer all our questions, but it does teach us what we need to know--that God is in control of the most personal details of human life as well as of the events at the highest levels of nations and empires....
No king and no kingdom have lasted for long. But we now know the identity of the King whose reign will last forever. Do you know Him?...Keep Reading
Presumption is behavior perceived as arrogant and disrespectful. Presumption may not be a common word, but today's reading shows it is a common failure....Keep Reading
A person’s life and eternal destiny depends on a willingness to heed the warning. Here we see examples of one who heeded and one who refused....Keep Reading
A single-minded person knows whom he serves. She will be clear-sighted to make wise split second decisions. Do you know who your master is?...Keep Reading
Today we meet two ungrateful men. If we have softened hearts, we can learn a lesson from them about being thankful for God's mercy....Keep Reading
Once while under arrest the apostles said, “We must obey God rather than men” (Acts 5:29). That is true and simple but not easy nor comfortable....Keep Reading
Can we ever hope to be accepted by a holy God? Not on the basis of our perfect lives but there is acceptance for believers in the One who is Perfect....Keep Reading
Lack of humility brings disaster. Today we meet a king with great potential until he grew arrogant. His reign failed not due to invaders but to his pride....Keep Reading
We all must die, but will we die well? What does that mean and how can we prepare to die well? We can learn from biblical examples in today's reading....Keep Reading