For the righteous LORD loveth righteousness; his countenance doth behold the upright. Psalms 11:7 Whatever happened to virtue, morals, decency? It seems to be a forgotten idea, one no longer in relevant in our world where relativism is the way of society. Do what thou wilt seems to be the law of the land and […]
Today's devotional comes from Rylisms by James Ryle. According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue: 2 Peter 1:3 The old familiar song says, “Love is a many splendored thing” (lyrics by Paul … Continue reading VIRTUE — A Cluster of Many Noble Things
For the righteous LORD loveth righteousness; his countenance doth behold the upright. Psalms 11:7 Whatever happened to virtue, morals, decency? It seems to be a forgotten idea, one no longer in relevant in our world where relativism is the way of society. Do what thou wilt seems to be the law of the land and … Continue reading Where’s Virtue?
Since my husband became a believer last year we have often wondered about the law, specifically were we as Christ followers who are saved by grace still under the law and if so all of it or just part. After many months of seeking God’s word on it, His enlightenment and understanding, we both feel […]
Moving on through the letters to the churches in Revelation 2&3 to the concerns. Ouch! This is where Jesus tells them and us we're not exactly getting it. I will note that the churches of Smyrna and Philadelphia have no concerns listed - that parallels the fact that there were two with whom He had … Continue reading 7 Churches: Concerns
It is officially the Sabbath day again and I am looking forward to spending much of the day deep in the Word and resting. We enjoy spending time on Sabbath in nature enjoying all God has created but this week we are expecting a lot of rain so it will be a day indoors, that's … Continue reading Rest!
I was planning to post about this last night but the message just wasn't complete, God wanted me to wait. So I waited not knowing why, tonight as I sit down to write I understand why. All day there have been little occurrences that have added to my understanding of this passage. Last night I … Continue reading Abiding In Christ
Finally, here is part 2. For this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another. 1 John 3:11 This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. 1 John 1:5 … Continue reading Love One Another pt. 2
I haven't forgotten that I have the Love One Another series to finish, I hope to be well enough tomorrow to pull it together but if not then next week. We have all passed a nasty bug around and I am still trying to kick it. I am trusting God to lead me to messages … Continue reading This Is War
You all know that we have chosen to homeschool our son, that we are obedient to the call the Lord put on our lives, and that we wouldn't have it any other way. It's hard sometimes, most of our family is very critical of our decision, some out right defy and oppose us. But our … Continue reading Teach Them!