Tag Archives: Good

The Stuff of Hope – Hebrews 11:1-2

Hebrews 11:1-2 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.  For by it the elders obtained a good report. One of the most frustrating things for unbelievers is the faithful calm of the devoted Christian.  Jesus Christ frustrated the Pharisees and Saducees with patience and firm determination in […]

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 […]

The Fruits of Righteousness – Philippians 1:11

Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God. – ​Philippians 1:11 Meditation:  I take fish oil pills.  Two per day.  Why?  Because fish oil is supposed to help balance my cholesterol and triglycerides.  In other words, the good fish oil fats, full of Omega […]

Better Is A Little – Proverbs 16:8

Proverbs 16:8 – Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues without right. Do you have a lot of stuff?  I do.  So many of us have plenty even if we do not realize it.  When we examine our lives, and we count our many blessings,  we begin to understand that we have no […]