“Do You Really Know God the Father?”

What we know about God is what He has revealed to us through His Word. Let’s talk for a few minutes about the importance of getting to know God, the Father, for who He is.  This writer in no way purports to know everything that there is to know about the true and living God, […]

The Case for Parental Discipline

Discipline is the practice of training people to obey rules or a code of behavior, using punishment to correct disobedience.  In today’s world, it is considered by some to be taboo to even consider disciplining our children, but the Bible teaches us about its importance in both the Old and the New Testament. Proverbs 22:6  Train […]

Love – The Cure for Fruitlessness. (Not Bearing Fruit?  Let’s Check Our Love Quotient)

To be fruitful is one of the basic and foundational commandments of Jesus to his true believers.  As Christians, we are expected to win souls into the Kingdom of God.  We cannot be satisfied that “my four and no more” have made it into the Kingdom of God or are on the right path to […]

Build Your Marriage on a Sure Foundation

A Devotional Based on the Parable of the Wise and Foolish Builder Matthew 7:24-27 24 Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock: 25 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that […]

Sacrifices and Submission:   What Are You Willing to Walk Away from that You Might Obtain Christ?

A Devotional Based on the Parable of the Rich Young Ruler (Read Matthew 19:16-30) In the 19th chapter of Matthew, a rich young man approached Jesus and questioned Him concerning what actions he needed to take to obtain eternal life.  When Jesus first advised the young man to keep the Commandments, he responded that he […]

Distractions and Diversions

What exactly are distractions and diversions?  According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, an object that is a distraction directs one’s attention away from something else.   Diversions turn the mind away from pressing matters.  They both change the course or direction of a thing or person.  Diversions are things that people do because they are enjoyable such […]