November 23rd, 2016

“Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good. His love endures forever.” – Psalm 136:1 Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. However, I have heard from many people that they are having trouble being thankful this year. We have violence and protesting in the cities over our government, and violence and protesting...

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November 16, 2016

“And we, who with unveiled faces all reflect the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his likeness with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit.” – 2 Corinthians 3:18 One of the first things I was taught when learning to ride a motorcycle is “look where...

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November 9th, 2016

“I lift up my eyes to the hills– where does my help come from? My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.” – Psalm 121:1-2 Yesterday was an incredibly important day for the United States of America, as historic elections took place all across our country....

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November 2nd, 2016

“How I love Your teaching! It is my meditation all day long.” – Psalm 119:97 (HCSB) What does it mean to meditate on God’s word? It is not simply studying a passage to know the meaning better. It is not simply memorizing a Bible verse. So what is meditation? I...

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October 26th, 2016

October 26, 2016 “For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.” – 1 Timothy 4:8 In our country, there is an entire culture built around physical fitness. There are gyms of all...

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October 19th, 2016

“Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist.” – Ephesians 6:14 In the book of Ephesians, Paul teaches us to be prepared for spiritual warfare by using the illustration of a Roman soldier preparing for battle. One of the aspects of that preparation is to put...

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October 12th, 2016

“But whatever was to my profit I now consider loss for the sake of Christ. What is more, I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them rubbish, that I may gain...

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October 5th, 2016

“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.” – Isaiah 43:2 When we come across passages...

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September 28th, 2016

“You will keep in perfect peace the mind that is dependent on You, for it is trusting in You.” – Isaiah 26:3 (HCSB) I often hear talk in Christian circles about “trusting God,” but what exactly do we mean when we say that? Often, what we mean is that we...

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September 21st, 2016

“But You, God my Lord, deal kindly with me because of Your name; deliver me because of the goodness of Your faithful love.” – Psalm 109:21 (HCSB) Psalm 109:21 teaches us a very important lesson about prayer; notice the psalmist does not offer any reason from within himself why these...

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