"Servants, be subject to your masters with all respect, not only to the good and gentle but also to the unjust." 1st Peter 2:18 I've heard it said that verses like these are applicable to the employer/employee relationship that we have in modern culture. However, Peter was not talking to those who had a nice... Continue Reading →
"Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations." Jeremiah 1:5 God spoke these words to Jeremiah commissioning him to the high calling of the nation's prophet. He would become known as "the weeping prophet" as he,... Continue Reading →
So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal. -2nd Corinthians 4:18 Simply put, we waste an awful lot of time worrying about simple things. Even the apostle Paul called his own significant worldly troubles "light" and... Continue Reading →
Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. - Psalm 51:10 (NIV) O God, I wander. God I'm far from you. My heart has deserted Its true love to Another. My spirit fails Me and I begin to suffer. The light is quenched And darkness tougher Than I've... Continue Reading →
"As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received." - Ephesians 4:1 (NIV) From this short verse written by Paul from his "prison cell" we may falsely assume a couple of things: 1. Everyone has a calling/vocation. 2. For those who are in... Continue Reading →
Psalm 127:1 "Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain. It is in vain that you rise up early and go late to rest, eating the bread of anxious toil; for he gives to his beloved sleep."... Continue Reading →
The weekly inspirational Bible verse for those struggling with a fantasy football season, or more importantly, a season in life.
For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we... Continue Reading →