OUR UNCHANGING GOD

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. – Hebrews 13:8 How thankful I am that our God, our Holy Lord, our King and Savior Jesus Christ is always the same. How thankful I am that our God, … Continue reading

BE SET FREE FROM FAVORITISM

My brothers and sisters, believers in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ must not show favoritism. Suppose a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold ring and fine clothes, and a poor man in filthy old clothes also comes in. … Continue reading

OUR ANGER – GOD’S RIGHTEOUS LIVING WAY

…human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.                    – James 1:20 I don’t know about you, but for me this verse brings out a very gut-level response of Duh! Of course, our human anger does not bring about … Continue reading

TAKE NOTE OF THIS!

My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry… – James 1:19 Take note of this! I just love how God inspired James to get our … Continue reading

QUIET! BE STILL!

The Sea of Galilee is 680 feet below sea level and surrounded by hills. Because of this, the winds blowing down from these hills to the sea can often cause surprising and dangerous storms. This was true on at least … Continue reading

COMMON COMPASSION

Rich and poor have this in common: The LORD is the Maker of them all.                 – Proverbs 22:2 If I truly, down deep in my mind and in my soul, embrace the truth that both the poor and the rich … Continue reading

PURE JOY. WHENEVER.

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.     – James 1:2-3 I have to admit that I don’t really jump up and … Continue reading

ENTRANCE EXAM. NEED A REFRESHER COURSE?

Over and over again in the Bible, especially in what are known as the Epistles (the letters written to teach, encourage, correct and mentor different churches and faith communities on how to live their lives as followers of Jesus), the … Continue reading