Thinking Biblically about LOVE

Everyone is a philosopher when it comes to love. Definitions are “a dime a dozen.” Love is, says one person, a many, splendid thing. Another sings, “love is a rose,” fragrant and beautiful, but thorny and painful, and another suggests … Read More

The Witness Of A Stable Life

“Let your moderation be known to all men. The Lord is at hand.” Philippians 4:5  Whether we realize it or not, the unbelieving world around us forms its opinion of our Lord based on what it sees in us. The believer’s … Read More

How To Begin The Day With God

“My voice shalt Thou hear in the morning, O Lord; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto Thee and look up.” Psalm 5:3  Most people approach life reactively, not proactively. Instead of planning ahead and making advance preparations for … Read More

Compensating Grace

“And Joseph called the name of the firstborn Manasseh: For God, said he, hath made me forget all my toil, and all my father’s house.” Gen. 41:51 Preachers frequently talk about the happy themes of “electing grace”, “redeeming grace”, and “preserving … Read More

Blessed Unconsciousness

People, by nature, are self-conscious.  This natural self-awareness demonstrates itself early in life.  When a child learns, for instance, that certain facial expressions or behaviors elicit the approval of laugher from others, he quickly offers a repeat performance.  As he grows toward maturity, … Read More