Godly Discipline

“Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but whoever hates correction is stupid.” Proverbs 12:1 (Direct scriptural quote not my words – New International Version) Depending on how you grew up the word discipline carries negative connotations. Like many of my contemporaries I grew up with a strong hand, corporal punishment, and […]

Read More…

Let’s Get It Done

“Commit your way to the LORD, Trust also in Him, And He shall bring it to pass.” Psalm 37:5 Last week we celebrated the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ. Some of you may have already torn down the Christmas decorations and already beginning to think about transitioning into the […]

Read More…

Peace is Coming

“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” John 14:27 I’m often on the road and I find it frustrating with hurried drivers making careless decisions […]

Read More…

He’s Here

“…and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.” Matthew 1:23b He’s here, Emmanuel, God with us!! The One we’ve been waiting for, Jesus the Christ, the Son of the living God. Not in a sleigh driven by reindeer but through natural birth by a […]

Read More…

Fulfilling A Promise

In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are […]

Read More…

The Celebration of Promise

“God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.” 2 Corinthians 5:21 Sunday marks the fourth Sunday of Advent, the representation of the coming or arrival of Christ. It is clear that Jesus has already come […]

Read More…

Don’t Quit

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers.” Galatians 6:9=10 So today […]

Read More…

A Never Ending Christmas

Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God. Psalm 42:11 Christmas is fast approaching and the closer it gets the rush to ensure that it will be merry and bright creates […]

Read More…

It’s Okay to Ask

“Then the LORD said to Moses, “Why are you crying out to me? Tell the Israelites to move on.” Exodus 14:15 It is not uncommon to seek God for help and occasionally we will have times where we cry out to God. When the Israelites were led from Egypt, out […]

Read More…

Take Nothing for Granted

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 It’s easy to take things for granted. Whether a mere oversight or an overconfident belief that the person or thing will always be there, the bottom line is; when you take […]

Read More…