These Things Saith He – Becoming Philadelphia

7 And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write; These things saith he that is holy, he that is true, he that hath the key of David, he that openeth, and no man shutteth; and shutteth, and no man openeth; 8 I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an open door, andContinue reading “These Things Saith He – Becoming Philadelphia”

Considering Proverbs 11:28

He that trusteth in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a branch. – Proverbs 11:28 Inflation is a scary thing, and when we consider all the money that was paid out by our government in response to COVID, it’s no strange thing that inflation is what we face. We can speculateContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 11:28”

Envy is a Hell of a Thing

Envy is a hell of a thing. Would you be surprised to know… The Red Dragon’s heart is not red, but green? Sick. Sick. Sick with envy. Envy is a hell of a thing. For envy, Cain slew Abel. Abel’s blood ran red and cried out to God. Envy is a hell of a thing.Continue reading “Envy is a Hell of a Thing”

The Narrow Way

13 Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: 14 Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it. – Matthew 7:13-14 There areContinue reading “The Narrow Way”

Considering Proverbs 11:24

There is that scatterth, and yet increaseth: and there is that whitholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty. The more we give, the greater the increase. The more we withhold for ourselves, the greater the poverty. It might seem like keeping good things to ourselves will make us rich because giving awayContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 11:24”

It’s Hard to Not Let Them Consume You.

It’s hard to live among the godless. It’s hard to accept that such a person exists. There are people who really do not care about anyone or anything unless it benefits them in some way. There really are people who do not truly value others or themselves. They have no real understanding of consequences orContinue reading “It’s Hard to Not Let Them Consume You.”

What is Distracting You from Jesus?

How do we develop “ears to hear?” Jesus says that if we seek, we will find. He speaks to us by the Holy Spirit, but we have to become practiced at this because it can be difficult to hear that “still small voice” and learn to discern His voice from our own. If we continueContinue reading “What is Distracting You from Jesus?”

Considering Proverbs 11:19

19 As righteousness tendeth to life: so he that pursueth evil pursueth it to his own death. When considering ideas that deal with the “wicked” and the “righteous,” it’s good to remember the perfect righteousness of Jesus as a standard that we all fall short of. We are all unrighteous in some measure, and sometimes weContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 11:19”

Take no Thought for Your Life. Sufficient to the Day is the Evil Thereof.

25 Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment? 26 Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do theyContinue reading “Take no Thought for Your Life. Sufficient to the Day is the Evil Thereof.”

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”