God’s Refining Discipline

Proverbs 10:17 says, “Whoever heeds instruction is on the path to life, but he who rejects reproof leads others astray” (ESV). Another translation speaks about the one who “heeds discipline” as opposed to the one who “ignores correction.” This verse basically says two things: The person who accepts discipline (correction) will be on the path […]

Ephesians Study: Submission

[Ephesians 5:21 – 6:9] 21 – Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. To submit oneself To be subject To be obedient 21 – submitting – to one another 22 – submit – wives to husband 24 – is subject unto – Church to Christ Must have the Spirit (see verse 18) – […]

The Best Insurance

Over the years, I have seen the importance of having insurance. Car insurance. House insurance. Medical insurance. Fire insurance. Flood insurance. Life insurance. Insurance is necessary. You never know when something is going to happen and you will need it. I have sadly seen many people have the unexpected creep up and they were without […]

Shipwrecked

We all get shipwrecked in life. It is how we handle our circumstances in life that shows our true character. When Jonah was on a ship, he was running from what God called him to do at Nineveh. While the boat was in trouble, he was sleeping while everyone else worried. He was sleeping until […]

Walk Safely

The other morning when I woke up, I could not yet see because it was rather dark. I ended up walking right into the corner of the door (which had slightly closed through the night) and I hurt my toe. This was not the first time this happened, but last time my head took the […]

But Even If

“But even if he does not, we want you to know, Your Majesty, that we will not serve your gods or worship the image of gold you have set up.” – Daniel 3:18 [NIV] The beginning of this verse sets the tone. It is a phrase that is sometimes hard to chew on for us. […]

Power or Character

 “For the word of the LORD holds true, and we can trust everything He does.” – Psalm 33:4 [NLT] A friend of mine is a teacher and she explained to me how she has her students walk as a group to get to their bus. The children each hold hands with each other and they […]