Scripture Reading — 1 Peter 4:7-11 “And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins. Use hospitality one to another without grudging.” (1 Peter 4:8-9) In our church there was a … [Read more...]
We all strive to live as Christians; to live as He would have us to live. But how do we do this? What does this mean to us in our day-to-day living? Included in this category are examples of the meaning of walking as He walked.
Scripture — Matthew 6:19-24 “Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth. . .” — Matthew 6:19 It was a beauty—the cherry-red car I saw in the showroom. It grabbed too much of my heart—and too much of my savings account. Soon after … [Read more...]
Scripture — 1 Thessalonians 5:12-18 “See that none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.” (1 Thessalonians 5:15) Briefcase in hand, I hustled toward the door of the … [Read more...]
Scripture — Psalm 34:1-14 “O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.” (Psalms 34:8) With the aid of her walker, a woman at the nursing home was out enjoying a … [Read more...]
Scripture — 2 Corinthians 8:1-9 “How that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality. For to their power, I bear record, yea, and beyond their power they were … [Read more...]
Scripture— Isaiah 10:33, 11:1-9 And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots: (Isaiah 11:1) Isaiah was speaking to a culture with conflicted values. In some ways it was like our … [Read more...]