December 09, 2020
Coveting Is Natural to Lost Hearts
Hebrews 13:5 (KJV) Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.
Here is another verse of scripture with a “bite.” It reveals the truth that we are to be content in our current state of affairs. Not only that, but we are to speak in kindness towards others and about other people’s situations, not choose ... Continue Reading →
December 08, 2020
A Catch Twenty-Two
James 4:17 (KJV) Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.
Okay, ut oh, here it is. If a person realizes that what he or she does is a sin, it shows without a doubt that they choose to sin. It is a “spiritual catch Twenty-Two” with no “sin-free avenue” available for pleading ignorant dissent.
No, no, you might claim, “the devil made me do it…” perhaps in an ... Continue Reading →
December 07, 2020
The Real Source
James 1:17 (KJV) Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.
Here it is, in a nutshell, God is the source of every perfect gift. Wow! Chew on this spiritual insight for a while. So often, humanity likes to take credit for his or her resources and abilities. This sincere look into the giving of gifts must include ... Continue Reading →
December 06, 2020
A Willing Heart
Hebrews 13:16 (KJV) But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
Do you want to please God? Here He told us the way any sincere child of God can please Him. Tucked into the middle of the thirteenth chapter of the book of Hebrews amongst other imperatives, God used the Apostle Paul to reveal that fellowship with God is a sacrifice that well pleases Him.
Certainly, you understand that ... Continue Reading →
December 05, 2020
What Do You Treasure?
Matthew 6:19-21 (KJV) Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
These verses speak about what a person cherishes. Indeed, you understand that what a person treasures align ... Continue Reading →
December 04, 2020
Do Not be A Grudge
2 Corinthians 9:7 (KJV) Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.
I am sure you are all familiar with a story made into a movie, The Grinch Who Stole Christmas. It is a favorite among many, young and old, and watched throughout the Christmas season. It portrays a man who had a critical spirit in a season meant ... Continue Reading →
December 03, 2020
Straight from The Mouth of Jesus
Acts 20:35 (KJV) I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.
This scripture is inspired by God and spoken straight from the mouth of Jesus. Here Jesus is speaking about our generosity towards others, and this is a vital lesson that each of us should ... Continue Reading →
December 02, 2020
The Liberal Soul
Proverbs 11:24-25 (KJV) There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty. The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.
Perhaps, for many of you, when you read this verse, the wording “the liberal soul…” confuses. It seems to indicate, using the modern language of today, a left-leaning individual as opposed to a conservative person. However, this ... Continue Reading →
December 01, 2020
Giving and Receiving Season
Luke 6:38 (KJV) Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.
We are at the beginning stage of a holiday season that includes the giving and receiving of gifts in this world. That said, this season of giving and receiving most are familiar with ... Continue Reading →
November 30, 2020
The Devil Does His Best Work When You Nap
Matthew 13:25 (KJV) But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way.
Jesus often used illustrations, or parables, to teach humanity about God. Here the danger of sin and careless living was filleted for them to gain a better understanding of the importance of savoring and serving God. This parable tells about men who slept through a time when his service was needed ... Continue Reading →