Joy Comes in the Morning

There is a big difference between Joy and Happiness, and too often we confuse them. Happiness is a temporal state of the mind; joy is a permanent condition of the heart. Happiness is the result of our emotions being satisfied; joy is the everlasting imprint on our heart that gives us strength. We may go … Continue reading Joy Comes in the Morning

What is the Value of the Bible?

The Bible has many useful purposes. It’ makes a lovely wedding gift for the happy couple and an inspiring graduation gift to the student. It comes in many sizes and colors and looks astonishing when artfully displayed on a coffee table. It can also sit on the corner of a desk and give off an … Continue reading What is the Value of the Bible?

A Fresh Vision

We are creatures of habit who easily adapt to convenient routines to suit our lifestyle. For many of us, going to church on Sunday and saying grace before we eat is the extent of our Christian walk. Others  recite daily prayers and repeat scheduled Bible verses. But it's time for Christians to see beyond their … Continue reading A Fresh Vision

What Good is the Bible?

Often when Christians try to convert non-believers, they quote verses of Scripture hoping to prove that God is real and alive today. But sadly, to someone who doesn't know God and who has never read the Bible and who attributes the sorrows and tribulations of this world to an uncaring Creator, the Bible has no value. So what good … Continue reading What Good is the Bible?

Misguided Treasures

Many Christians look for the confirmation of God's love in the big things in life; things such as cars, financial freedom, material blessings, a great job and even social status. But we will never see God when we have to look through "things" to find Him. Sometimes our priorities get twisted and we actually believe … Continue reading Misguided Treasures

Old-Fashioned and Forgotten

Majority of today's society considers antique furniture to be old-fashioned, too detailed and subjective to a dated lifestyle. And so it has been changed in design to suit today's pace, needs and desires. So it is with the Holy Bible; it has become old- fashioned and forgotten because it doesn't fit into today's lifestyle. The … Continue reading Old-Fashioned and Forgotten

The Inner Battle That Kills

We all have our battles to fight and they are all equally challenging and offensive. Some are physical such as financial or illness, but others are hidden battles within us that are just as dangerous. These aren't blatant temptations that we know are wrong, but are battles between what we want as opposed to what God wants … Continue reading The Inner Battle That Kills

Don’t be Deceived!

Many of today’s Christians have a very worldly point of view regarding certain kinds of sin. It’s a view that is deceiving thousands of people every day because the truth is, it doesn’t matter what we think or what we deem should be acceptable in the eyes of the Lord; it’s about what God has … Continue reading Don’t be Deceived!