Giving Up Or Giving In

“ So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up. 10 Therefore, whenever we have the opportunity, we should do good to everyone—especially to those in the family of faith.” – Galatians 6:9-10. Have you ever felt like calling it…

In The Presence Of God

“Come close to God, and God will come close to you….” – James 4:8.   Imagine the scene that was about to unfold. Exodus 19 tells us about the largest worship gathering that ever took place. Some 6 million people have met in the desert to worship God. They are camped at the base of…

With Reverence And Holy Fear

“Since we are receiving a Kingdom that is unshakable, let us be thankful and please God by worshiping him with holy fear and awe. For our God is a devouring fire.” – Hebrews 12:28-29.  Sometimes things change in our lives when we don’t really see the change happening. Things that were an exciting part of…

Getting And Giving Grace

“As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace.” – 1 Peter 4:10 (ESV)   When we hit the rewind button on our day, we typically find times in the last 24 hours where we were irritated, critical, or upset with others because of their…