Category: I John

Love Goes the Distance

1 John 4:19 “We love Him, because He first loved us.” God loves us so much!  That is the understatement of all understatements!  Can you imagine that God – who created the entire world in all its beauty – loves us more than that we could ever dream of?!   Not to mention that He has loved…
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Forgiveness Defined

Reading through Colossians last week, I read this verse and it hasn’t left my head since. ” Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to His cross ” (Colossians 2:14). What a gift of love is given to us in…
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Rejoice in this Day!

The day in which we live finds so many people troubled and depressed.  Life is hard and so many of us try to live it all on our own.  We have totally forgotten that each of us “can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me” (Philippians 4:13).  We have lost sight of the truth…
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Best Practices

When you’re employed with any company for any amount of time, one of the first things you learn about is its quote-unquote “best practices.” Typically this list will include practices that help determine and enable the company’s overall success. When you think about, maybe we should treat our personal relationships with God similarly. No, I…
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And He Shall Be Called

In this time of celebration, when every eye and every ear should be focused on Jesus, let us take the time to really discover who He is. In the following pages, I have given you the many names the scriptures use when referring to Jesus. I ask you to read each one and then think…
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Guarding Against the Devil

” Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour (I Peter 5:8).  For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places ” (Ephesians 6:12).…
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