Modern Bible Commentary on James 4

Where do wars and fightings among you come from? Don’t they come from your pleasures that war in your members? 2 You lust, and don’t have. You murder and covet, and can’t obtain. You fight and make war. You don’t have, because you don’t ask. 3 You ask, and don’t receive, because you ask with wrong motives, so that... Continue Reading →

5 Reasons Why Your Diet And Exercise Are Spiritual Acts of Worship

According to Nutrition: From Science To You, over 200,000 Americans die from diabetic complications--a condition related to an inadequate regulation of blood glucose. This illness is often associated with poor eating habits and a lack of exercise. Moreover, an estimated 25.8 million Americans have diabetes. Unfortunately, if this trend continues, it is likely that one-third... Continue Reading →

Haiku: Leaves of Gold

Leaves with flecks of goldShimmer in the setting sunRevealing God's love. Scripture says that God's divine attributes are clearly seen in nature. Leaves on a tree and the setting of the sun are just two examples of the many ways God displays his love towards us. For me, when I take in the majesty of... Continue Reading →

Verse of The Day: The Call To Follow Jesus From Luke 5:27

"After this, Jesus went out and saw a tax collector by the name of Levi sitting at his tax booth. "Follow me," Jesus said to him, and Levi got up, left everything and followed him (Lk. 5:27)." I remember the day God called me to be a disciple of His. Beforehand, I was an unchurched,... Continue Reading →

Psalm 115: Praying Through The Psalms

"Not to us, Lord, not to us but to your name be the glory, because of your love and faithfulness. Why do the nations say, "Where is their God?" Our God is in heaven; he does whatever pleases him (Ps. 115:1-3)." Heavenly Father, you are the Alpha and Omega. The beginning and End. You are... Continue Reading →

Modern Bible Commentary on James 3

Let not many of you be teachers, my brothers, knowing that we will receive heavier judgment. 2 For we all stumble in many things. Anyone who doesn’t stumble in word is a perfect person, able to bridle the whole body also (James 3:1-2, WEB). What a sobering message here. The apostle James tells his audience that not... Continue Reading →

Poem: Abide In Jesus

The dark side of the moon. Hides from the brilliant sun. A picture of what's coming soon. God judges--wickedness runs. But grace can be found now. No need to hide from the light. Just confess your sins and bow. Abide in Jesus and you will be alright. Poem by Chad A. Damitz

Daily Devotional: Don’t We All Struggle With Hypocrisy?

"You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother's eye." -Matthew 7:5 The other day, my son wanted to buy a game card on Nintendo Switch for a car racing game. I told him that it was a waste of... Continue Reading →

Haiku: Where Is Hope Hiding?

Where is hope hiding?On land or under the sea?Or in God alone? Hope seems to hide from us when life gets difficult. The only true hope we have is in God. Money and fame can never satisfy our desires and hopes. Only God can. You can trust in Him!

Psalm 27: Praying Through The Psalms

"The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear?" -Psalm 27:1 Holy God, you are the brilliant light that is full of goodness. Your mercies are renewed everyday. You cause the sun to shine on both the righteous and the wicked. You are the light of the world, and our salvation. In... Continue Reading →

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