Weekly Bible Study-Is He To Blame?

Weekly Bible Study Is He To Blame? June 13, 2017 “God—His way is perfect; the word of the Lord is pure” Psalm 18:30 It was here at last; graduation night. Carla and Jeb were best friends and had competed for best grades since high school. They pushed each other relentlessly, demanding more and getting it…

Thought Life

    “What he thinks is what he really is.”  Prov. 23:7 Most everyone who knew Michael enjoyed his company. He was an excellent supervisor, a mature elder, a gifted city-league ball player, a charitable man, father and husband of one wife. Michael was the kind of guy people would line up to toast at…

Inspired Scripture

“All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching the faith and correcting error, for resetting the direction of a man’s life and training him in good living. The scriptures are the comprehensive equipment of the man of God, and fit him fully for all branches of his work.” ~2 Timothy 3:16, 17 ~J.B….

Am I Generous?

  He who loves money will not be satisfied with money.  Ecc.5:10   Two business graduate students from an Eastern college decided to experiment with the generosity of people across the United States. They traveled as two young men who’d lost all their money and needed help getting to their destination. Their sole purpose was…

Treasures

  “Storing up treasure as a good foundation for the future…” 1 Tim. 6:19 The hotel conference room was filled as the anxious crowd anticipated words of financial wisdom from a well-known Christian financial advisor and he did not disappoint. He carefully explained ten of his “secrets” for investing that have proven successful over the…

Do All Roads Lead to God?

“You must be born again”  John 3:7 Years ago, down in the South, two children were going at it on the grassy front yard; yelling, scratching and pulling hair. After several minutes of this mayhem, the front door opened and their mother called to them in a melodious, magnolia-infused voice, “Y’all play sweet now.” Many…

Is God’s Will A Mystery?

   “Whoever does God’s will is my brother and sister and mother.” ~Mark 3:35   Many Christians spend countless hours on their knees, begging God for an idea as to His will for their lives. Thousands of sermons have been preached, books written and website columns produced, advising believers of the 10 best steps to…

God Tested Abraham!

 “You would think that in Abraham’s old age—after he had come to the land of Beulah, after the birth of Isaac, and especially after the expulsion of Ishmael—he would have had a time of rest. But ‘it came to pass after these things that God tested Abraham.’ (Gen, 22:1) Let Abraham’s story warn us never to…

Blueprint or Metaphor?

          Charles was teaching an adult Sunday School class with about 25 people. The same group had been meeting for several months and had shared many aspects of their fears and joys and challenges of walking with Christ as Savior. It was a class that seemed focused on serving the Lord, willing to make…

Nothing Can Separate Us!

“Nothing can ever separate us from God’s love” ~Romans 8:38   There are some sections in the Bible that, by themselves, are an all-encompassing assurance of God’s unchanging, unfailing love for all who call upon Jesus as Savior. The Book of Romans, chapter 8, verses 31-39 is one of those sections. Simple, yet complex; powerful…

How Fickle

“And He is the head of the body, the church. He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in every thing He might be preeminent. ~ Col. 1:18 Father, do I live in the deeply rooted knowledge that You control everything? In this verse are a few of Your true characteristics, the very…