Living with misinformation and disinformation

Living with misinformation and disinformation Commit yourself to instruction; listen carefully to words of knowledge. – Proverbs 23:12 Proverbs 23:9, 12  9 Do not speak in the hearing of a fool, For he will despise the wisdom of your words. 12 Apply your heart to discipline And your ears to words of knowledge. The profusion ofContinue reading “Living with misinformation and disinformation”

So let it be written . . . ∙

So let it be written . . . ∙ Look, I now teach you these decrees and regulations just as the LORD my God commanded me, so that you may obey them. – Deuteronomy 4:5 Nehemiah 8:6,8  6 Then Ezra praised the LORD, the great God, and all the people chanted, “Amen! Amen!” as theyContinue reading “So let it be written . . . ∙”

Adopted into Father’s Forever Family

Adopted into Father’s Forever Family God sent his Son . . . so that he could adopt us as his very own children. – Galatians 4:4-5 Galatians 4:1-7  1 Think of it this way. If a father dies and leaves an inheritance for his young children, those children are not much better off than slavesContinue reading “Adopted into Father’s Forever Family”

What more shall I say? ∙

What more shall I say? ∙ The two spies returned to Joshua and told him what they had learned, “The LORD has given us the whole land, for all the people in the land are terrified of us.” – Joshua 2:24 Hebrews 11:31 It was by faith that Rahab the harlot was not destroyed withContinue reading “What more shall I say? ∙”

We were once dead ∙

We were once dead ∙ Once you were dead because of your disobedience and your many sins. – Ephesians 2:1 Ephesians 2:1-10  1 And you were dead in your trespasses and sins.  4 But God is so rich in mercy, and he loved us so much,  5 that even though we were dead because ofContinue reading “We were once dead ∙”

Reassurance for the anxious ∙

Reassurance for the anxious When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought me joy. – Psalm 94:19 Psalms 94:16-23  16 Who will protect me from the wicked? Who will stand up for me against evildoers?  17 Unless the LORD had helped me, I would soon have settled in the silence of death.  18 IContinue reading “Reassurance for the anxious ∙”

He cannot deny Himself

He cannot deny Himself If we are faithless, He remains faithful, for He cannot deny Himself. – 2 Timothy 2:13 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24  23 Now may the God of peace make you holy in every way, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless until our Lord Jesus Christ comes again.Continue reading “He cannot deny Himself”

The greatest among you should be . . . ∙

The greatest among you should be . . . ∙ Watch out! do not try to demonstrate how good you are in the presence of others, to be admired by them. If you do, you have no reward with your Father in heaven. – Matthew 6:1 Luke 22:25-27  25 Jesus told them, In this worldContinue reading “The greatest among you should be . . . ∙”