Gratitude matters ∙

He who offers a sacrifice of thanksgiving honors Me. – Psalms 50:23 Psalms 50:8-15  8 I have no complaint about your sacrifices or the burnt offerings you constantly offer.  9 But I do not need the bulls from your barns or the goats from your pens.  10 For all the animals of the forest areContinue reading “Gratitude matters ∙”

Has a bad situation defined you?

Now behold, I have made you today as a fortified city and as a pillar of iron and as walls of bronze against the whole land, to the kings of Judah, to its princes, to its priests, and to the people of the land. – Jeremiah 1:18 2 Thessalonians 3:3-5  3 But the Lord isContinue reading “Has a bad situation defined you?”

Guided by principle, grounded in purpose ∙

A man who makes a vow to the LORD or makes a pledge under oath must never break it. He must do exactly what he said he would do. – Numbers 30:2 Matthew 5:33-37  33 “You have also heard that our fathers were told, ‘You must not break your vows; you must carry out theContinue reading “Guided by principle, grounded in purpose ∙”

Death creds ∙

Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends. – John 15:13 Hebrews 9:26-28  26 But now, once for all time, he has appeared at the end of the age to remove sin by his own death as a sacrifice.  28 Christ died once for all time asContinue reading “Death creds ∙”

There must be a better way ∙

You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free. – John 8:32 Matthew 26:52 All those who take up the sword shall perish by the sword. 2020 was a year of many seemingly unprecedented events: the COVID-19 pandemic, extreme weather, global social upheaval, and a nearly global movement to attempt to correctContinue reading “There must be a better way ∙”