What a statement from the word of God. It is such an extremely simple declaration: yet such a sobering and humbling word to us. The Bible has much to say about the heart. The reality is that the heart is the source of our trouble. God’s word...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
"Blessed are the merciful; for they shall obtain mercy"The word “mercy” means to be “compassionate.” When you, out of compassion, help one who is helpless, there is no expectation of return. One who is truly helpless can do...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
The Bible says a lot about giving. Jesus talked about giving. The Apostle Paul talked much about giving so I am confident that it is okay for us to look at that subject too. Paul wrote both of the passages before us and Jesus preached a similar...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
The Lord Jesus Christ says, “blessed are the meek for they shall inherit the earth.” Is that just a lovely little Sunday School sentiment? No, that is eternal truth from the lips of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Our verse deals with grief or sorrow. We all realize that there are definite events that cause sorrow in life. It is absolutely right to mourn and grieve at times. God is pleased to grant comfort to those in mourning. In Matthew 5:4, the Lord...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Are you happy? We have all been asked that question. At some point we have asked others that simple question. Are you happy? The world seeks to convince us that happiness is stuff: the nicer car, having more money in the bank, etc. If I just had...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
It is not popular in some circles to talk about repentance. It is considered a negative and depressing doctrine that should be left alone. Some relegate it to be an Old Testament doctrine not to be taught in this age of “grace.” It is...[ abbreviated | read entire ]