Seeking First The Kingdom of God

Originally posted on February 17, 2018 by Amanda at kindlingtruth.com   When it comes to being prepared for the “end times,” there are a few different approaches Christians seem to take. There are those who do not think it’s necessary to prepare at all because of the rapture, there are some who view preparedness inContinue reading “Seeking First The Kingdom of God”

Blessed are the Merciful

7 Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. The mercy of God in Jesus Christ is an amazing thing. For most of my life, the mercy of God was just this fact of life that I did not think much about. Later in life, when I became more serious about the mercy I claimedContinue reading “Blessed are the Merciful”

Some Thoughts on Dealing with our Inner Accuser

Insecurity and pride seem to be two sides of the same coin, and I think a lot of insecurity stems from inner voices of criticism, or maybe more adequality put, inner voices of accusation. One of the greatest hindrances for me when it comes to writing about Christian topics as I see them has beenContinue reading “Some Thoughts on Dealing with our Inner Accuser”

Considering Proverbs 10:19-21

19 In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise. 20 The tongue of the just is as choice silver: the heart of the wicked is little worth. 21 The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want of wisdom. I like the contrast between verse 19Continue reading “Considering Proverbs 10:19-21”

Exercising in Humility

Originally posted at kindlingtruth.com on August 23, 2018 What is humility? This is often transliterated from a Greek word that means lowliness, which I believe to mean esteeming ourselves as low creatures rather than becoming proud or “puffed up.” I think we can also say that humility is a form of sober mindedness in thatContinue reading “Exercising in Humility”

Will we Worship the Beast and His Image or Will we Worship the King of Kings?

I have some thoughts that contrast the seal of God with worship of the beast and his image and the mark of his name. These are my thoughts and not to be taken authoritatively. Maybe this will develop further, and the understanding will if this is understanding from the Lord. I’m not trying to beContinue reading “Will we Worship the Beast and His Image or Will we Worship the King of Kings?”

Can Christians Be Victims?

Blessed are you. That’s something Jesus said a lot. Blessed are the poor. Blessed are those who mourn. Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness’ sake. Blessed are you when men revile you, persecute you, and say all manner of evil against you falsely for my sake. Rejoice and be glad! Great is yourContinue reading “Can Christians Be Victims?”

Blessed are Those That Hunger and Thirst After Righteousness

Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. – Matthew 5:6 As Christians, our righteousness comes from the blood of Jesus first and foremost. We have all sinned, and the way I tend to look at sin is our tendency to do things that bring death to thisContinue reading “Blessed are Those That Hunger and Thirst After Righteousness”

Get Behind Me, Satan

The idea of Christian suffering is heart-wrenching. I do not relish in it whatsoever. However, I do know that suffering in this life pales in comparison to the goodness sewn in the Kingdom of Heaven. I would rather see myself or someone I love to suffer in this short life and reap a great andContinue reading “Get Behind Me, Satan”

Considering Proverbs 10:18

18 He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool. Have you ever dealt with someone who praised you to your face then slandered you behind you back? Be honest…maybe you’ve done this too. Sometimes we don’t want to say what we really feel because we have to beContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 10:18”