Daily Devotional: Do Not Grow Weary In Doing Good

"Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up (Gal. 6:9)." A few months ago, my two sons and I joined a Taekwondo martial arts class. The instructor, who has a 5th degree black belt, shared his story about how... Continue Reading →

Modern Bible Commentary On Romans 15

Now we who are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of the weak, and not to please ourselves. 2 Let each one of us please his neighbor for that which is good, to be building him up. 3 For even Christ didn’t please himself. But, as it is written, “The reproaches of those who reproached you fell on me... Continue Reading →

Haiku Poem: God Our Refuge

Whether rain or shineDuring good and bad seasonsGod is our refuge. Psalm 46:1 declares, "God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble." No matter what circumstances believers are going through, whether in good or bad seasons, they can always count on the Lord to rescue them. He is our great deliverer.... Continue Reading →

Modern Bible Commentary On Romans 14

Now accept one who is weak in faith, but not for disputes over opinions. 2 One man has faith to eat all things, but he who is weak eats only vegetables. 3 Don’t let him who eats despise him who doesn’t eat. Don’t let him who doesn’t eat judge him who eats, for God has accepted him. 4 Who are you... Continue Reading →

Haiku Poem: God Has Chosen You!

God has chosen youNot as a common bird butA mighty eagle. I love what Isaiah 40:31 says, "But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint." God calls the ordinary to become... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: Do Not Be Anxious But Rejoice In The Lord

The book of Philippians was written by the Apostle Paul while he was first imprisoned in Rome around 61 A.D. The clear theme of his letter focused on encouraging believers to rejoice in the Lord. Ironically, here is Paul in prison, being persecuted for his faith---while exhorting believers to rejoice in the Lord. He exemplifies... Continue Reading →

Poem: God is Good All The Time

Righteous Lord Your heart leans toward Giving abundant grace To the human race. Blessed Savior You changed my behavior. Setting me free from sin So I could be born again. Blessed Redeemer You make me a dreamer. Reaching lofty goals To share Jesus to lost souls. Heavenly King I will forever sing To you enthroned... Continue Reading →

What Does The Bible Teach About Sleep And Rest?

According to the Sleep Foundation, the average adult needs seven to nine hours of sleep per night. However, only 60% of Americans are reported getting this recommended amount. This statistic is a cause for concern since medical studies have shown a correlation between lack of sleep and health problems. For example, around 75% of people... Continue Reading →

Modern Bible Commentary On Romans 13

Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. 2 Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves.  Modern societies in North America... Continue Reading →

Psalm 95: Praying Through The Psalms

O come, let us sing for joy to the Lord, let us shout joyfully to the rock of our salvation. Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms (Psalms 95:1-2) Heavenly Father, you are the rock of our salvation---a firm foundation by which we stand. We use... Continue Reading →

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