Monthly Archives: February 2018

Established Authority

Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has … Continue reading

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Loving My Neighbor as Myself

The commandments, “Do not commit adultery,” “Do not murder,” “Do not steal,” “Do not covet,” and whatever other commandment there may be, are summed up in this one rule: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” Love does no harm to its … Continue reading

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Spiritual Act of Worship

Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God – this is your spiritual act of worship. Romans 12:1 Do you ever have days when you just … Continue reading

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Keep His Word Near

But what does it say? “The word is near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart,” that is, the word of faith we are proclaiming. Romans 10:8 In today’s passage the Apostle Paul reminds the saints in … Continue reading

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God Is Made Plain to Us

The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of people, who suppress the truth by their wickedness, since what may be known about God is plain to them, because God has made it … Continue reading

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Suffering Produces Perseverance

Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character hope. Romans 5:3-4 Viktor Frankl was an Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist as well as a Holocaust survivor. As a … Continue reading

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Patient and Hopeful through Prayer

But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently. Romans 8:25 One of the things I enjoying doing is talking with other folks living with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. I do this through the … Continue reading

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Righteousness and Peacefulness

For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities – his eternal power and divine nature – have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men are without excuse. For although they knew God, … Continue reading

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Present Sufferings

I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. Romans 8:18 A few years ago, before my son headed of on the missionary field, he had rotator cuff shoulder surgery. … Continue reading

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Encouragement of the Scriptures

For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through endurance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope. Romans 15:4 Today’s passage was written by the Apostle Paul to remind the … Continue reading

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