Caring For Orphans

“Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for orphans and widows in their distress and refusing to let the world corrupt you.” – James 1:27 November 10, 2019, was Orphan’s Day. There are many groups of people close to God’s heart, but none more so than orphans. They may…

Like Us In Almost Every Way

“Now that we know what we have—Jesus, this great High Priest with ready access to God—let’s not let it slip through our fingers. We don’t have a priest who is out of touch with our reality. He’s been through weakness and testing, experienced it all—all but the sin..” – Hebrews 4:15 (MSG)  When you’re going…

Submission To God

“Jesus humbled himself in obedience to God and died a criminal’s death on a cross. Therefore, God elevated him to the place of highest honor and gave him the name above all other names” – Philippians 2: 8-9 People who write for a living know all about submission. That is because, from a writer’s perspective,…

When Faced With Ridicule

“But the people mocked these messengers of God and despised their words. They scoffed at the prophets until the LORD’s anger could no longer be restrained and nothing could be done.” – 2 Chronicles 36:16. Ever been put down? Insulted? Ridiculed? Most people have at one time or another. Ever been shamed for trying to…

Walking With God

“These are the generations of Noah. Noah was a righteous man, blameless in his generation. Noah walked with God.” – Genesis 6:9 (ESV).    In your mind’s eye, you can picture Noah stopping for a second to relax aching muscles. He is sitting on a wooden beam taking a quick break as he looks over the imposing structure…