Be Quiet, or be Foolish

Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongues. Proverbs 17:28 In James 3, the writer points out the danger of…

Forgiveness (Again)

So you delivered them into the hands of their enemies, who oppressed them. But when they were oppressed they cried out to you. From heaven you heard them, and…

Glory in Heaven

I have given you authority to trample on snakes and scorpions and to overcome all the power of the enemy; nothing will harm you. However, do not rejoice that the…

Eyes Truly Open

I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of…

Prudence

Sin is not ended by multiplying words,but the prudent hold their tongues. Proverbs 10:19 (NIV) When words are many, transgression is not lacking,    but whoever restrains his lips is…

What Will Last

It is written: “I believed; therefore I have spoken.” Since we have that same spirit of faith, we also believe and therefore speak, because we know that the one who raised the…

Flawless Protection

As for God, his way is perfect:    The Lord’s word is flawless;    he shields all who take refuge in him.For who is God besides the Lord?    And who is the Rock except our God?It is God…

Praise for the Giving

The people rejoiced at the willing response of their leaders, for they had given freely and wholeheartedly to the Lord. David the king also rejoiced greatly. David praised the Lord in the…

Words can Hurt

When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.    In God, whose word I praise—in God I trust and am not afraid.    What can mere mortals do to me? All…

God’s Appearance

Praise the Lord, my soul. Lord my God, you are very great;    you are clothed with splendor and majesty. The Lord wraps himself in light as with a garment;    he stretches out the heavens like a tent    and lays…