devotionals

The worst of them

"I can't believe what those people are doing." Let's admit it. We've all had that thought. Usually "those" is related to people different than us. For the Christian we think this of the non-Christian. We act shocked and offended when non-Christians act like, well, non-Christians. Why do we do this? Pride. Pure and simple. Like… Continue reading The worst of them

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Jesus is coming back, therefore…

Therefore encourage one another and build each other up as you are already doing.1 Thessalonians 5:11 The Thessalonian church had a lot of questions, it seems, about the return of Jesus. If you look at the popularity of books about prophecy and end times, then in terms of this question at least they weren't that… Continue reading Jesus is coming back, therefore…

Daily Proverb, devotionals

Happiness – Psalm 1 (Psalm Saturday)

How happy is the one [whose] delight is in the Lord's instruction...Psalm 1:1-2, Christian Standard Bible God cares about your happiness. Far more than you care about your own happiness. Infinitely so. The world lies to us, however, and says that is not the case. This is the same temptation Adam and Eve faced in… Continue reading Happiness – Psalm 1 (Psalm Saturday)

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Salty Speech (but not that kind)

If somebody comments on a person's salty language, it's usually not a compliment or a thing to be recommended. In our day, saltiness is associated with what is rude, crude, or inappropriate. Yet, the Bible tells us to have speech seasoned with salt. But what that means is quite the opposite of using an offensive… Continue reading Salty Speech (but not that kind)

Daily Proverb, devotionals

Proverbs 11:31 (a proverb a day)

For the month of May, we'll take a brief look at 31 wise sayings from Proverbs 11, that's one proverb a day... If the righteous will be repaid on earth, how much more the wicked and sinful.Proverbs 11:31, Christian Standard Bible The final proverb of Proverbs 11 reminds us that judgment is inevitable. We will… Continue reading Proverbs 11:31 (a proverb a day)

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Proverbs 11:30 (a proverb a day)

For the month of May, we'll take a brief look at 31 wise sayings from Proverbs 11, that's one proverb a day... The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life and a wise person captivates people.Proverbs 11:30, Christian Standard Bible Want to change the world and make it a better place? Even if… Continue reading Proverbs 11:30 (a proverb a day)

Daily Proverb, devotionals

Proverbs 11:29 (a proverb a day)

For the month of May, we'll take a brief look at 31 wise sayings from Proverbs 11, that's one proverb a day... The one who brings ruin on his household will inherit the wind, and a fool will be a slave to someone whose heart is wise.Proverbs 11:29, Christian Standard Bible Actions have consequences. We… Continue reading Proverbs 11:29 (a proverb a day)

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Proverbs 11:28 (a proverb a day)

For the month of May, we'll take a brief look at 31 wise sayings from Proverbs 11, that's one proverb a day... Anyone trusting in his riches will fall, but the righteous will flourish like foliage.Proverbs 11:28, Christian Standard Bible The Bible issues many warnings about wealth. It never says that money or wealth itself… Continue reading Proverbs 11:28 (a proverb a day)

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Proverbs 11:27 (a proverb a day)

For the month of May, we'll take a brief look at 31 wise sayings from Proverbs 11, that's one proverb a day... The one who searches for good seeks favor, but if someone looks for trouble it will come to him.Proverbs 11:27, Christian Standard Bible You reap what you sow. That's what people say and… Continue reading Proverbs 11:27 (a proverb a day)

Daily Proverb, devotionals

Proverbs 11:26 (a proverb a day)

For the month of May, we'll take a brief look at 31 wise sayings from Proverbs 11, that's one proverb a day... People will curse anyone who hoards grain, but a blessing will come to the one who sells it.Proverbs 11:26, Christian Standard Bible In the pandemic we have been in, we have seen the… Continue reading Proverbs 11:26 (a proverb a day)