DEVOTIONS – ANYTHING

  1 Corinthians 10:23-24 “I have the right to do anything,” you say—but not everything is beneficial. “I have the right to do anything”—but not everything is constructive. No one should seek their own good, but the good of others. (NIV) Christianity has never...

DEVOTIONS – DEFINITION

1 John 4:10-11 In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins. Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. (ESV) This is one of those verses in the Bible where you have to look...

DEVOTIONS – CONCLUSION

Psalm 51:10   Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. (NIV) Have you ever seen the old French film called ‘The Red Balloon’? It was made in Paris a year before I was born and tells the tale of a young boy who is befriended by a red...

DEVOTIONS – WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

Psalm 23:3  He leads me in paths of righteousness for His Name’s sake (RSV) During the Civil War, a Baptist minister – Joseph Henry Gilmore – presented a Bible Study on Psalm 23 to his congregation. The church folks were worried about the future and...

DEVOTIONS – FOUNDATION

  1 Corinthians 3:10 By the grace God has given me, I laid a foundation as a wise builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one should build with care. (NIV) My Uncle Bill died last night. He was a great man. He was a master carpenter, as well as a...

DEVOTIONS – CONSEQUENCES

Proverbs 19:19 A hot-tempered person must pay the penalty; rescue them, and you will have to do it again. (NIV) When I read this morning’s highlighted verse from the Book of Proverbs, I recognized the godly wisdom behind it. The words were written long ago, but could...