Category Archives: The Christian Life

Temptation Escape

“No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will also make the way of escape, that you may be able to bear it.”  I Corinthians 10:13 Temptation is a daily […]

Myth, or Reality?

“According to my earnest expectation and hope that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ will be magnified in my body, whether by life or by death.   For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain.   But if I live on […]

Where Are the Green Pastures and Still Waters?

“The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.  He makes me to lie down in green pastures;  He leads me beside the still waters.  He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake.”  Psalm 23:1-3 This is a favorite Psalm of Christians worldwide.  It brings to mind […]

Holding Each Other Up

“And so it was, when Moses held up his hand, that Israel prevailed; and when he let down his hand, Amalek prevailed.   But Moses’ hands became heavy; so they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat on it.  And Aaron and Hur supported his hands, one on one side, and […]

Whiners and Complainers

“For the LORD hears your complaints which you make against Him. And what are we? Your complaints are not against us but against the LORD.”  Exodus 16:8 I was reading in Exodus last night, and it struck me how often the Israelites would complain and how quickly it was after the Lord had just performed […]

Every Knee Should Bow

“Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.”  Philippians 2:9-11 […]

One of a Kind

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you; before you were born I sanctified you;  I ordained you a prophet to the nations.”  Jeremiah 1:5 What is it that makes each child so very different?  Just how many opposites can you have?!  Even from the womb I have noticed significant differences.  For instance, […]

The Unclouded Day

“The city had no need of the sun or of the moon to shine in it, for the glory of God illuminated it. The Lamb is its light.”  Revelation 21:23 I love sunshine! While I know that the spring showers are necessary to bring the green and the flowers that I love so well, it […]

Where do I go to resign?

“Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ.”  Philippians 1:6 Have you ever had one of those days when you felt like a complete failure?  A day when the kids aren’t doing what they’re supposed to be doing, […]