Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. — Proverbs 16:24 I am such a Bible nerd. Not only do I love to learn the meaning behind the Hebrew or Greek words in Scripture, but I like to study certain English words that pop up at me, pogo-stick style, to find … Continue reading I offer Grace… errr!!
See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. — Isaiah 43:19 You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised. — Hebrews … Continue reading Capital gains! Never quit
A young man once lamented to me, “I’ve been a Christian since I was five — no one ever showed me what it means to really be a man.” He’s lost now. He moved across the country to be with his girlfriend, but she’s dumped him because he doesn’t know who he is and what he’s here for. There … Continue reading How God initiates a MAN!
Though He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor, that you through His poverty might become rich. — 2 Corinthians 8:9 What do you imagine Heaven is like? With streets of gold and gates of jewels? With peace and love and joy abounding? Can you imagine ever leaving such a place? Jesus did. … Continue reading He makes me rich
As the Scriptures say, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise and discard the intelligence of the intelligent." 1 Corinthians 1:19 For we who are being saved, we know the power; it is the power to save us from sin. As William Evans says: We believe that Christ’s Cross reveals the love of God, … Continue reading Wisdom, Power and the Cross
Sharing these thoughts with you make me ponder upon my own reading lifestyle in such deeper ways. Here are some more ideas which I try to apply when I sit down with my Bible, trying to give it the attention that it deserves If you've not read the first part, read here 2: Try refocusing … Continue reading When you don’t like reading your Bible – Part 2
Do you ever feel like banging your head against your Bible? Does reading Scripture feel like a detox diet, where nothing tastes good, but you choke down the foods because they’re healthy? Do you recognize nothing is sinking in as your eyes glaze over the words and pages? As a new Christian, I took the … Continue reading When you don’t like reading your Bible – Part 1