Tag Archives: Evil

Exceeding Great Joy – Matthew 2:10

When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy. – Matthew 2:10 How is your joy meter? In other words, are you rejoicing or sorrowful? Too often when we look around us, we see only sad things, terrible things, going on around us every day. If this describes your perspective, let me invite […]

Ye Have Done It Unto Me – Matthew 25:40

And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me. – Matthew 25:40 The Word of God is described as a double edged sword. It can cut in two ways. […]

Justice – Ecclesiastes 3:17

Ecclesiastes 3:17 – I said in mine heart, God shall judge the righteous and the wicked: for there is a time there for every purpose and for every work. By faith, we understand that God, the Creator, the LORD of Lords, presides over the universe as Judge of all, discerning right from wrong, good from […]

Hold to the One – Luke 16:13

No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon. – Luke 16:13 People say that almost nothing arouses anger more than messing with their money. Understandably we are sensitive […]

They Which Creep Into Houses – 2 Timothy 3:6

For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts – 2 Timothy 3:6 Meditation:   Since the beginning of time there have countless philosophies and so-called self-help schemes to guide people in equally countless directions.  From political and economic philosophies to mental growth […]

Suffer In Well Doing – 1 Peter 3:17

For it is better, if the will of God be so, that ye suffer for well doing, than for evil doing. – 1 Peter 3:17 Meditation:  One of the most difficult things to do is good for someone who harms you or wishes you harm.  When we are hurt, we want to strike back.  We […]

Hate Evil – Psalm 97:10

Ye that love the Lord, hate evil: he preserveth the souls of his saints; he delivereth them out of the hand of the wicked. – Psalm 97:10 Meditation:  Evil is real, and as Christians, we should avoid doing evil at every turn.  “For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain […]

Without Dissimulation- Romans 12:9

Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good. – Romans 12:9 Meditation:  I am very fond of the King James Version of the Holy Bible, but there are words in this trusted old translation that confound our modern ears.  Dissimulation is one of those words.  Dissimulation could […]

Answers – Luke 2:47

And all that heard him were astonished at his understanding and answers. – ​Luke 2:47  Meditation:  We need answers.  There are so many challenges and quandaries in life.  In order to tackle each day, the best approach is one at a time.  Jesus said, “Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall […]

The Covered Dish Supper Of Life – 1 Timothy 5:24-25

1 Timothy 5:24-25 – Some men’s sins are open beforehand, going before to judgment; and some men they follow after. Likewise also the good works of some are manifest beforehand; and they that are otherwise cannot be hid. Where I grew up in the Southern United States, covered dish suppers are a big part of […]