Daily Devotional: Rejoicing and Mourning With The World

"Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn." -Romans 12:15 The apostle Paul taught us to become all things to all people so that the world will see the light of the glory of God and be saved (1 Cor. 9:22). Here in the book of Romans, Paul reiterates the same concept. He... Continue Reading →

Praying Through Psalm 37

Fret not yourself because of evildoers; be not envious of wrongdoers! For they will soon fade like the grass and wither like the green herb (Ps. 37:1-2) Heavenly Father, you protect us from evil. Remind us not to be worried about evildoers or envious of what they have. We know that the righteous shall live... Continue Reading →

Verse of The Day: Jesus Teaches His Disciples Proper Judgment In Matthew 7

We live in a world today where prejudgment is ingrained within our sinful psyche. Instead of looking at the heart or intention of the person first, we often jump ahead to a faulty hypothesis as to why that person acted this or that way. Hastily judging others can lead to bearing false witness. As Christians,... Continue Reading →

What Does the Bible Teach About Satan And Why Does the Culture Depict Him So Wrongly?

"And no wonder, for Satan himself masquerades as an angel of light." -2 Cor. 11:14 This short verse alone is antithetical to how the culture envisions Satan. The culture dresses that old serpent, the devil, as a scary gargoyle with horns coming out of his forehead. The world caricatures him as this red creature with... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: Do Not Conform To The Pattern of This World But Put On The Mind of Christ

Have you ever seen the GEIKO commercial where Cynthia advises her new neighbors to conform to the strict guidelines of the Homeowner's Association (HOA) in their neighborhood? It starts with a middle-aged couple talking about how the neighborhood is great, the school district is fantastic, and how the HOA is very involved. In the next... Continue Reading →

Do Not Build A Modern Church Without The Foundation of The Gospel Set In Stone

The modern church today does their best to be relevant to non-churchy people. I can understand this strategy, considering Scripture teaches us to become all things to all people for the sake of the gospel (1 Cor. 9:23). We should overcome our traditions and idiosyncrasies in order to meet the culture where they are and... Continue Reading →

Verse of the Day: Boast In The Lord

"Thus says the LORD, Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the mighty man boast of his might, let not a rich man boast of his riches; but let him who boasts boast of this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am the LORD who exercises lovingkindness, justice and... Continue Reading →

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