Following the Wrong Model

Ezekiel 23:31 “Thou hast walked in the way of thy sister; therefore will I give her cup into thine hand.” The key to being successful in any area of life is finding the right role model. If I wanted to build a hamburger franchise, I would find a successful burger […] Read more »

Why Separate?

2 Corinthians 6:16 “And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.” When a person […] Read more »

Heart Transplant

Ezekiel 11:19 “And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you; and I will take the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them an heart of flesh:” The heart is the organ of the body that acts as a pump […] Read more »

The Restrictions of Freedom

1 Corinthians 10:30 “For if I by grace be a partaker, why am I evil spoken of for that for which I give thanks?” The Scriptures make it very clear that a person is saved by grace. God says, “For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not […] Read more »

You’re Going to Get a Raise

Proverbs 3:35 “The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools.” People in most workplaces are oftentimes clamoring for a raise. There are some who simply don’t say anything about getting a raise, but inside they truly desire that their boss would give them a raise. […] Read more »

You’re Missing Someone

1 Corinthians 2:4 “And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man’s wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power:” There is something definitely lacking that I see in our present day Christianity. We are living in times when Christians should have the greatest […] Read more »

Don’t Waste My Time

Proverbs 1:29-30 “For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD: They would none of my counsel: they despised all my reproof.” A warning is given to everyone in Proverbs 1, that God will not always put up with our foolishness. God says there will […] Read more »

Faith’s Benefits

Romans 5:1 “Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:” One of the negotiating tools people use when determining whether to take a job are the benefits that are offered. Benefits can add substantial income to one’s portfolio. Knowing those benefits will oftentimes […] Read more »

Running Doesn’t Mean You Can Hide

Jeremiah 36:32 “Then took Jeremiah another roll, and gave it to Baruch the scribe, the son of Neriah; who wrote therein from the mouth of Jeremiah all the words of the book which Jehoiakim king of Judah had burned in the fire: and there were added besides unto them many […] Read more »

Stay in the Boat

Acts 27:31 “Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, Except these abide in the ship, ye cannot be saved.” Paul was a prisoner headed for Rome. The only way to get to Rome was to take the prisoners by ship. Before they started the journey, Paul warned the […] Read more »