Considering Proverbs 11:18

18 The wicked worketh a deceitful work: but to him that soweth righteousness shall be a sure reward. Sin is deceitful because it often promises some semblance of good or enjoyment in the short-term, but there is no real substance to be gained from sin. However, when we do well, we can expect lasting gain. ThisContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 11:18”

These Things Saith He – Thyatira Overview

18 And unto the angel of the church in Thyatira write; These things saith the Son of God, who hath his eyes like unto a flame of fire, and his feet are like fine brass; 19 I know thy works, and charity, and service, and faith, and thy patience, and thy works; and the last to beContinue reading “These Things Saith He – Thyatira Overview”

Lessons from Ananias and Saphira

Have you read the story in the Bible about the couple that was struck down dead for lying to the Holy Spirit? I want to write this post as a follow up to my previous post, All In. There is a story in the Bible of a husband and wife who claimed to be “allContinue reading “Lessons from Ananias and Saphira”

All In

I’ve spent my whole life chasing people that I’m never quite good enough for. This is going to be a cringe post but I don’t really care. I don’t think I should care anymore because all the time, care, and effort that goes into trying to be enough for people that are too good forContinue reading “All In”

Considering Proverbs 11:17

The merciful man doeth good to his own soul: but he that is cruel troubleth his own flesh. We can think of examples of this proverb within our society today. There are many cruel ideas and cruel people in the world who are quick to cast blame at others, falsely accuse others, and push forContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 11:17”

Where Your Treasure is, There Will Your Heart Be Also (Part 2)

19 Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: 20 But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: 21 For where your treasure is, there will your heart beContinue reading “Where Your Treasure is, There Will Your Heart Be Also (Part 2)”

Where Your Treasure is, There Will Your Heart Be Also (Part 1)

19 Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: 20 But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: 21 For where your treasure is, there will your heart beContinue reading “Where Your Treasure is, There Will Your Heart Be Also (Part 1)”

These Things Saith He – Scripture for Pergamos

“For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight:Continue reading “These Things Saith He – Scripture for Pergamos”

These Things Saith He – Overcoming Pergamos

17 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it. The sins ofContinue reading “These Things Saith He – Overcoming Pergamos”

Considering Proverbs 11:16

A gracious woman retaineth honour: and strong men retain riches. This proverb speaks strongly to the culture of our nation. Or rather, the opposite of this proverb. An ungracious woman is dishonored: and weak men are impoverished. It seems to me that our nation is full of ungracious women and weak men, so it isContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 11:16”