Wednesday Thoughts: A Poor Man’s One Eye

Lamentations 3:52-53 (KJV) My enemies chased me sore, like a bird, without a cause. They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and cast a stone upon me.    Misery loves company; we can often better face our trials when we discover biblical characters who...

Thursday Thoughts: Examining your lifestyle

1 Corinthians 10:31 Whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.   Keeping a close check on your lifestyle is the most reliable means to avoid direct or indirect participation in the tempter’s schemes. Jerry Bridges highlights...

Sunday Thoughts: The Joy of Christ

John 17:13 But now I come to You, and these things I speak in the world, that they may have My joy fulfilled in themselves.   If there is anything that ought to characterize the life of a Christian, it is joy! Jesus spoke many times to His disciples about His joy...

Monday Thoughts: Suffering for Others

Colossians 1:24 I now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up in my flesh what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ, for the sake of His body, which is the church.   Ministry is costly. When the heavenly Father wanted to save His creation from sin, He...
So Many Issues, So Little Time

So Many Issues, So Little Time

Do you have “issues” in life, ones that have drained the life in you, ones that have taken the joy out of you. Are you struggling with these issues to the point that you have already done everything you know possible and still fail, seeing yourself on the...
On faithfulness and finances

On faithfulness and finances

From the 2010 journal of G. Pernes July 2010 An interesting question that was asked of me over Skype at work recently, “what will you do if, right now, if somebody gives you $50m?” Not that I don’t think about it at times, but I didn’t have any...