Rehab had faith in God

Now before they lay down, she came up to them on the roof, and said to the men, “I know that the Lord has given you the land, and that the terror of you has fallen on us, and that all the inhabitants of the land have melted away before you. For we have heard how the Lord dried up the water of… Continue reading Rehab had faith in God

He is the Ladder between heaven and earth

​ And He said to him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, you will see the heavens opened and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man.” [John 1:51]   When I first read this verse my understanding was Jesus was telling His disciples that He, the Son of Man, would… Continue reading He is the Ladder between heaven and earth

5 assurances from God as shown in Isaiah 41:10

Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand. [Isaiah 41:10]   Presence of God. “I am with you” reveals the omnipresence of God. For Christians it has another layer of meaning… Continue reading 5 assurances from God as shown in Isaiah 41:10

Encourage one another

There are many bible verses telling us to encourage one another. Below is a sampling drawn from the new testament from NASB bible.   So then we pursue the things which make for peace and the building up of one another. [Romans 14:19]   Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all… Continue reading Encourage one another

Love one another

There are many bible verses telling us to love one another. Below is a sampling drawn from the new testament from NASB bible.   A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all men will know that… Continue reading Love one another

The giving of the Macedonians

Now, brethren, we wish to make known to you the grace of God which has been given in the churches of Macedonia, that in a great ordeal of affliction their abundance of joy and their deep poverty overflowed in the wealth of their liberality. For I testify that according to their ability, and beyond their… Continue reading The giving of the Macedonians

The 7 tendencies of the sinful heart

In Ephesians 4:19-32 Paul reveals 7 tendencies of the sinful heart. Such are “damaging to relationships, disruptive of God’s purpose, and require persistent battling.”   1. Tendency toward self-indulgence They have become callous and have given themselves up to sensuality, greedy to practice every kind of impurity. But that is not the way you learned… Continue reading The 7 tendencies of the sinful heart