Monthly Archives: June 2015

Overcome Them – 1 John 4:4

Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world. – 1 John 4:4 In 1954 a movie entitled Them! was released to screaming theater goers all across America.  The plot of the film revolved around the growing anxiety over […]

All Things Work Together For Good… – Romans 8:28

And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. – Romans 8:28 It is difficult to see how bad things can turn out well.  How can we be better following a terrible illness?  How can deprivation make us stronger?  I […]

Do More – Philemon 1:21

Having confidence in thy obedience I wrote unto thee, knowing that thou wilt also do more than I say. – Philemon 1:21 Do you have a debt?  Do you owe anyone any money or time?  Most adults in the modern world can relate to this idea.  Either we have a home mortgage or a credit card […]

The Greatest Gift – Psalm 116:12-14

What shall I render unto the Lord for all his benefits toward me? – Psalm 116:12-14 Have you ever received a gift beyond your expectations?  Perhaps it was a bicycle on Christmas morning or a big raise in pay.  On the other hand you may have received a scholarship or a good job in a […]

One In Christ Jesus – Galatians 3:28

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus. – Galatians 3:28 In 1655, Charles Emmanuel II, the Duke of Savoy, led troops into a valley of the Piedmont in Northern Italy, where a peaceful people called the […]

Where is the God of judgment? – Malachi 2:17

Ye have wearied the Lord with your words. Yet ye say, Wherein have we wearied him ? When ye say, Every one that doeth evil is good in the sight of the Lord, and he delighteth in them; or, Where is the God of judgment? – Malachi 2:17 If someone came to you and said, […]

As You Have Been Taught – Colossians 2:6-7

As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in him:  Rooted and built up in him, and stablished in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving. – Colossians 2:6-7  There are many ideas today about how to be a Christian.  Some think you are a Christian if […]