Remember the Words

In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’” Acts 20:35 ESV When our boys were small, my wife, would often say to them, “Look at me when I’m talking…

Spiritual Bug Squashing

For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror. For he looks at himself and goes away and at once forgets what he was like. James 1:23-24 ESV A few weeks ago I shared how on the…

Poetry and The Love of God

You shall therefore lay up these words of mine in your heart and in your soul, and you shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes.  You shall teach them to your children, talking of them when you are sitting in your house, and when you are…

Our Wagging Tongue

Our tongue is a member So soft and so slick Of the busybody gang And the backstabber’s clique First it says “Have you heard? Then it adds “Listen close To my sweet secret word” Then it starts to boast But God sees right through Every lie we have told With our nose in the air…