Praying Through Psalm 119

Psalm 119 is the longest chapter of the Bible. The Lord has devoted 176 verses from Scripture to uplift His laws, decrees, and righteous commandments. We live in a world today where God's precepts are not taken seriously, even in the Judeo-Christian community. May this chapter be a staunch reminder that God desires that we... Continue Reading →

Modern Bible Commentary on James 1:1-18

"James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes scattered among the nations--Greetings (James 1:1)." The book of James was most likely written by James, the brother of Jesus around 50 AD. Each epistle usually begins with a greeting or salutation similar to the one stated here. James identifies... Continue Reading →

Haiku: Messiah Was Born

Messiah was bornTo rescue us from our sinsSo that peace may reign. The Messiah is the Son of the living God. He is the Prince of Peace and Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world. He came to rescue us from our sins. The Lord Jesus did this in order that... Continue Reading →

Verse of The Day: Show Peace To The World This Holiday Season

"Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everybody. If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone." -Romans 12:17-18 --article written by Chad A. Damitz When I was in college, I worked at a fast-food restaurant. If... Continue Reading →

If God Is All-Powerful And Loving, Why Does He Permit Evil And Suffering?

According to the Bible, God is loving (1 John 4), just (Isaiah 6:3), and sovereign (Psalm 96:13). This informs the reader of two truths: (1) God is capable of preventing evil and (2) He desires to rid the world of evil and suffering. However, if these two propositions are true, then why does God still... Continue Reading →

Poem: A Tree Just Like Me

In the deep woods of long ago Where I once placed a seed to sow. Stood that burly red oak tree. It's branches so tall and free. Carved in wood rests my name. Winters ago but still the same. Growing like me in many ways. Weathering storms and shiny days. -Chad A. Damitz

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 →

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