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Without someone behind the scenes, those in the foreground would often have difficulty functioning.
No amount of impatience will alter the speed or manner in which God works out His purposes.
The secret is no longer hidden. The word is out, and many today see beyond the symbolism…
It is faith in Christ that introduces us into the eternal blessings that God has in store.
Lack of focus and inner turmoil spell defeat for any organization, not least the church.
Not many of us are born athletic champions… but we were all born for something.
God ordained societal laws for the well-being of all who are privileged to live in His wonderful world.
Good coaches know that when things are going badly, it is necessary to call a team meeting.
The simple words of David’s most famous psalm capture the beauty of a sheep’s life under the gracious care of a shepherd.
Any man is capable of jumping the rails. The wise man knows how to get back on track.
The Lord repeatedly sent His prophets to remind His people that they must treat their neighbors justly.
For no other reason than God’s own grace, mankind is given a chance to start again, to be born anew.
Noah’s salvation was based on the grace of the Lord, who had seen in Noah…
The only war the church is commissioned to fight is the war against evil.
Your thought-life can corrupt your society but, more significantly, it can condemn your soul.
Religious ritual is intended to portray spiritual reality, not to become a substitute for it.
The disciples had no shortage of data about Jesus—just a shortage of application.
His “Feeding of the Five Thousand” demonstrates how Jesus dealt with physical as well as spiritual needs.
It all comes down to whether you’re a Herod or a John…
The Lord is the one from whom all things come, in whom all things consist, and because of whom all things continue to be.
“Charm is deceptive, and beauty does not last; but a woman who fears the Lord will be greatly praised.”
The leeches of dissatisfaction will drain you, but the vitamins of contentment will sustain you.
Discipline is intended to save young people from foolishness and lead them into wisdom.
Proverbs says, “It is better to be poor and honest than rich and crooked.”
When counsel and care are in short supply, that’s when long-standing friendships pay off.
Should you argue with a fool or not argue with a fool?
Even as you’re surrounded by troubles, you can be confident in the Lord’s unfailing love and faithfulness.
The quality of one’s life is directly related to the quality of one’s relationships.
“If you suffer for doing good and you endure it, this is commendable before God.” — 1 Peter 2:20
“Honorable behavior” goes a long way for God’s kingdom—whether at home or abroad.
People may ridicule a claim to be born again—but they respect a the one who lives it.
When artists portray Justice, she stands tall and blindfolded, with a pair of scales in one hand and a drawn sword in the other.
Knowing what God is doing through the trials helps God’s people not to miss a step!
“Who may worship in your sanctuary, Lord? Who may enter your presence on your holy hill?”
The right word spoken in the right way at the right time is a gift to be treasured.
If you learn to look, you’ll look and learn—and you’ll pass on to others the valuable lessons you’ve gleaned.
God promises that He can give a man the power to do what is right even when his natural inclination is wrong.
No one—rich or poor—is either unloved or insignificant in the Lord’s eyes.
Pursue happiness, and you may or may not find it. Pursue godliness, and you will find much, much more!
Rather than taking sight and hearing for granted, these faculties should be understood as great gifts from God.
Words can be weapons to wound, medicine to heal, a messenger to convey good news, or an instrument to play a happy tune.
To be “in the Lord” kept in His love, guarded by His grace, comforted with His compassion, convinced of His faithfulness, and secure in His hand.
Enemies of the cross see no need for forgiveness, and they resent those who suggest they do!
Paul had a religious heritage that would impress anyone… and he disavowed it all!
Even a casual glance at Paul’s letters reveals his deep indebtedness to his supporting cast.
Let your lives shine” is not a suggestion—it’s an order!
The godly believe that truth is precious and that people are important.
“Teach the wise, and they will be wiser. Teach the righteous, and they will learn more.”
In the human heart there is a thirst for approval, a longing for belonging, a hunger for acceptance.
The aim of the godly person is to “walk in righteousness, in paths of justice.”