Sometimes, one must step back a bit to appreciate the whole picture
Tag: God’s Word
Both Excited and Sorrowful
When we love something or someone, we are eager to spend time together, and sad when the relationship is broken
How many things that we seek after or follow are unchanging and permanent?
How to Hide God’s Word In Your Heart
There's more to learning God's Word than simple memorization, although that's not a bad start
Answering the Important Questions
Could the answers to the most important questions in life be found in a single volume?
The Opposite of Bad Company
Instead of associating with good company, a psalmist suggests a different alternative to bad company
You Are the Watchman
The obligations of a watchman weren't merely abstract to Ezekiel, and they aren't to us, either
Not a Prophet, Yourself?
Being an old man wearing robes isn't a requirement to be a prophet
Getting the Answer Before the Lesson
Not every lesson comes with a preview of what we should learn from it. When we get that insight, though, let's make good use of it
Is It Just Too Much?
Encouragement is an interesting thing. No matter what our day brings, we should probably be either giving or receiving it.
When to Ask “Why?”
Sometimes, it's not enough to take something that the Bible says as just a verse or two. The context may teach us much more, if we keep asking questions.
Even if Nobody Agrees with You
Truth is not necessarily the same thing as the majority opinion.
Why Do We Need to Agree?
Agreement with everyone isn't necessary when we know the truth, but sometimes seeking out others' agreement can allow us to achieve something even greater things.
The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing but the Truth
Sometimes, an abridged version of an important message just won't get the job done.
Quotes from the Pharisees: Tricky Traditions
How can we discern good traditions from unhealthy traditions? Jesus Christ gave us some clear guidance on that.
Enjoy the Good Stuff
Do you feel like you have been filling up on things that don't really satisfy or strengthen you?
Learn to Chew
What does it look like to move from baby food to something chewier?
What happens if we don't follow (or even read) the instructions?
Who Says You Can’t?
Who are we to tell God that we can't do something, once He has called us to take a step of faith?
Coca-Cola for Dinner?
While there is a time for sorrow and repentance when we are convicted by knowledge of our sins, there are also times for celebration and rejoicing in the faithfulness of a great God.