“Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it” (Psalm 34:14). Evil can be biblically defined as injurious behavior to self, or others. Most individuals do not think of their negative behavior, in words and deeds, as acts of evil, but they are. "We have met the enemy and he is us" (Pogo, … Continue reading Sixteen Ways to Depart from Evil
“So, he [Elijah], arose and went to Zarephath. And when he came to the gate of the city, behold, the widow woman was there gathering of sticks: and he called to her, and said, Fetch me, I pray thee, a little water in a vessel, that I may drink. 11 And as she was going … Continue reading Glory and Grace
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines guilt as “the fact of having committed a breach of conduct violating law and involving a penalty.” This definition serves well the Biblical concept of sin, which is a transgression of the Law of God. The uniting of sin and guilt means that individuals are responsible before God for their actions. … Continue reading What Does Guilt Do for You?
“Get thee hence, and turn thee eastward, and hide thyself by the brook Cherith, that is before Jordan. 4 And it shall be, that thou shalt drink of the brook; and I have commanded the ravens to feed thee there. 5 So he went and did according unto the word of the Lord: for he … Continue reading Faith on Trial
“And the word of the Lord came unto him, saying, 9 Arise, get thee to Zarephath, which belongeth to Zidon, and dwell there: behold, I have commanded a widow woman there to sustain thee. 10 So he arose and went to Zarephath. And when he came to the gate of the city, behold, the widow … Continue reading Better Blessings Are Waiting
“But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen” (2 Peter 3:18). First, admit you are without inner strength to change your life, which has become unmanageable. Admit to self-destructive behavior. “For I know that in me (that is, … Continue reading Tens Steps Towards Spiritual Maturity
“Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, … Continue reading The Divine Conquest