Category Archives: James

Setting Aside Personal Rights For the Sake of Others

Happy Independence Day to my fellow Americans! “Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people He has chosen as His own inheritance.” – Psalm 33:12 May we humble ourselves and pray for our country, that our God … Continue reading

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Going to Battle for a Friend

I have the best hair stylist on the planet. Okay, at least in my city. She does an incredible job with my hair, yes, but more importantly she cares about me and my family.  We have known each other for … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Thessalonians, August 2015, Children, Colossians, Ecclesiastes, Ephesians, Faithfulness, Family, Fellowship, Friends, Galatians, God, Heart, Hope, James, Life, Love one another, Men, Mourning, Others, Peace, Philippians, Prayer | 4 Comments

The Darkness of This Age

Oh my goodness, I have started into the book of Job in my daily reading, and what a timely study. It is always helpful to be reminded who our true enemy is. “Now there was a day when the sons … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Peter, 1 Thessalonians, Abortion, Angels, Armor of God, August 2015, Creation, Death, Demons, Depression, Ephesians, Faith, Genesis, God, God's Promises, God's Word, Heaven, Hell, History, James, Jesus, Job, Lies, Life, Light, Luke, Lying, Matthew, Men, Mind, Nature, Prayer, Revelation, Romans, Salvation, Satan, The Curse, The Fall of Man, The Future, The Truth | Leave a comment

Confidently Casting Those Cares

Our pastor teaches verse by verse through the Bible. Yesterday he taught verse… Just one verse. It was a very familiar verse. And his message was just exactly what I needed to hear. In fact, it was so timely that … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Peter, Acts, Faith, Faithfulness, Fear, February 2015, Forgiveness, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Name, God's Promises, God's Word, Grace, Isaiah, James, Jesus, Life, Mercy, Messiah, Philippians, Prayer, Pride, Psalms, Redeemer, Repentance, Salvation, Submission, The Father, The Future, The Past, Wisdom, Worry | 2 Comments

God’s Name

“And it came to pass, when Moses entered the tabernacle, that the pillar of cloud descended and stood at the door of the tabernacle, and the LORD talked with Moses. All the people saw the pillar of cloud standing at … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Peter, Consequences, Exodus, Faith, Forgiveness, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Name, God's Promises, God's Word, Grace, Hebrews, History, James, Jesus, John, Love, Lovingkindness, Men, Mercy, Moses, October 2014, Prayer, Revelation, The Father, The Future, The Nature of God, Worship | 2 Comments

Love Each Other and Leave the Judging to God

“You love them; I’ll judge them.” Isn’t that a good summary of James 4:11-12? Our pastor is teaching through the book of James on Sunday mornings. It has been challenging and convicting, to say the least. Joyfulness amidst trials, being … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Corinthians, 1 John, 1 Samuel, Anger, August 2014, Commandments, Condemnation, Faith, Forgiveness, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, God's Word, Grace, Hatred, Heart, James, Jesus, John, Joy, Life, Light, Love, Love one another, Matthew, Men, Mercy, Micah, Mind, Obedience, Others, Pride, Repentance, Romans, Salt, Salvation, Self, Sin Nature, Submission, The Truth, The Way, Wisdom | Leave a comment

He Restores My Soul

I sat in the garden, attempting to enjoy a blissful moment of peace in the relative cool of mid-morning. But even in a garden, thoughts wander – little niggling fears, doubts, suspicions, convictions steal into the solitude and beauty. In … Continue reading

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