Building People of Substance for Works of Power OK, I admit it. I’m a cop show buff. I especially love a good whodunit. The Brits are the experts in this area, and one of my current faves is a very British show called “Endeavour.” I enjoy the characters, the stories, and the Sixties setting. I … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: A Moment’s Courage
 Anyone who has been stealing must steal no longer, but must work, doing something useful with their own hands, that they may have something to share with those in need. Ephesians 4:28 NIV It’s Labor Sunday. As we prepare to celebrate Labor Day in the United States, it’s wise to note that the Bible … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Labor Sunday
The LORD watches over the strangers; He relieves the fatherless and widow; But the way of the wicked He turns upside down. Psalms 146:9 NKJV Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for orphans and widows in their distress and refusing to let the world corrupt you. James 1:27 … Continue reading Man Alive: A Protector
This is a trustworthy saying, and everyone should accept it: “Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners”—and I am the worst of them all. But God had mercy on me so that Christ Jesus could use me as a prime example of his great patience with even the worst sinners. Then others will … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Why me, Lord?
Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us. Romans 5:5 NKJV As I have loved you... What a great idea! My hope is sure because God has poured His love into my heart. The phrase “the love … Continue reading Pouring Out the Love of God
Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong. 1 Corinthians 16:13 KJV Be on guard. Stand firm in the faith. Be courageous. Be strong. And do everything with love. 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 NLT Hebrews 12:1 In a poll of random acquaintances, I asked the question, “When you hear the term … Continue reading Man Alive: Inner Strength
Students are not greater than their teacher. But the student who is fully trained will become like the teacher. Luke 6:40 NLT Panama Canal Values In a poll of random acquaintances, I asked the question, “When you hear the term manhood, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? I tallied the responses in … Continue reading Man Alive: More Like Jesus