Jars of Clay

Jars of clay, that is what Paul calls Christians. But what is inside us? As Christians we bear the light of the gospel that gives eternal life in…

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Knowing God’s Will

Our lives should be guided by God’s will. Is He receiving results from you or only excuses? Perhaps you think it hard to know God’s will. Actually, He…

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Joy!

Joy is the attitude that makes life sparkle rather than letting it fall into drudgery. It is not the same as happiness which depends on what is happening.…

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God Is Good!

“You are good, and what you do is good; teach me your decrees.” – Psalm 119:68 God is good. His goodness includes holiness, justice, love, grace, mercy, faithfulness,…

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God Is Holy

God is holy. In fact, He is holy, holy, holy (Isaiah 6:1-4; Rev. 4:1-8). In general, to be holy means to be separated. But how is God separated?…

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What Is Grace?

What is grace?  Grace is God giving us what we don’t deserve and delivering us from what we do deserve.  Grace is favor from God that we did…

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The Danger of Pride

A peacock is a symbol of pride. But the peacock is trying to attract a peahen. We have no excuse for pride. Pride is exalting ourselves above others,…

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Filled with the Spirit

Who can be filled with the Spirit and why? Well before Pentecost, John the Baptist was filled with the Spirit. So were both his mother and father. So…

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Cleansed by His Blood

To enter God’s presence, we need to be holy, set apart to Him.  But we have all sinned and fall short of His glory.  We must be cleansed…

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A Mother’s Love

We expect mothers to love their children.  But genuine love is not easy, even for a mother.  Rizpah had it especially tough (2 Samuel 21:8-10).  She had been…

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