the Bible

God’s People

God’s People “The path of the righteous is like the first gleam of dawn, shining ever brighter till the full light of day. But the way of the wicked is like deep darkness; they do not know what makes them stumble.” Proverbs 4: 18-19. Hmm. Let’s see. Would I rather walk in the full light of …

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Grace

Grace Grace. We in the Christian community hear that word a lot. “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith, and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God. Ephesians 2:8 There is absolutely nothing you can do to make yourself acceptable to stand in the presence of God. …

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Forgiveness

Forgiveness is a popular subject among Christians and in devotionals. It’s easy to talk about but not so simple to do. But for the Christian to forgive is vital. In fact, God may not forgive us of our wrongdoings, if we can’t forgive others. “If you forgive others the wrongs they have done to you, …

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Facing the Future

A couple of years ago my husband went to the hospital with pneumonia at the same time I suffered from bronchitis.  I felt awful right alongside him. About half of my internet friends have told me they are sick or have sick family members. Or… other difficulties are occurring—like impending operations or love ones with …

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Fellowship with God

Since I asked Jesus into my life and heart, I’ve made it a practice first thing in the morning to read my Bible, pray, and have fellowship with the Lord. But the other day, something gave me pause. For a brief moment, I stopped praying and asked myself. Am I really communicating with someone or …

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