From Above


John 3:31 “He that cometh from above is above all: he that is of the earth is earthly, and speaketh of the earth: he that cometh from heaven is above all.” One of the things that got Jesus into the most trouble with the religious leaders of His day was […] Read more »

Resolved to Make Changes

Luke 16:4 “I am resolved what to do, that, when I am put out of the stewardship, they may receive me into their houses.” The parable of the unjust steward is a parable about a man who unwisely wasted his masters possessions. The Scriptures do not make it clear whether […] Read more »

Missing Your Divine Appointment

Luke 10:31 “And by chance there came down a certain priest that way: and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.” Every day there are divine appointments we miss because of our blindness to God’s guiding hand. The parable of the man who fell among thieves […] Read more »

The Giving Principle

Luke 6:38 “Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.” Most people are stingy from their childhood. You […] Read more »

The Cross of Christianity

Mark 15:20 “And when they had mocked him, they took off the purple from him, and put his own clothes on him, and led him out to crucify him.” Every Christian must bear a cross if they are going to follow Jesus. Jesus was our example and He had to […] Read more »

Follow Me

Mark 2:14 “ And as he passed by, he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting at the receipt of custom, and said unto him, Follow me. And he arose and followed him.” Two of the most powerful words that Jesus said was, “Follow me.” I seriously doubt the disciples […] Read more »

Exceeding Sorrowful

Matthew 26:38 “Then saith he unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful, even unto death: tarry ye here, and watch with me.” Jesus is coming to the final few hours before He would face the cross. He knew what He was about to face. He completely understood everything from the […] Read more »

The Need of Leaven


Matthew 13:33 “Another parable spake he unto them; The kingdom of heaven is like unto leaven, which a woman took, and hid in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened.” When I was a boy, my mother would oftentimes make bread. There was nothing like walking into the […] Read more »

Compound Rewards

Matthew 6:1 “Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven.” The Pharisees were known for their acts before men. When they prayed, they prayed openly using swelling words to impress everyone […] Read more »

The Tempter’s Presence

Matthew 4:3 “And when the tempter came to him, he said, If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread.” You will never get through life without having to face temptation. Temptation is the desire to perform an action that one may enjoy in the […] Read more »