Sneaky little deceptions

So you must remain faithful to what you have been taught from the beginning. If you do, you will remain in fellowship with the Son and with the Father. And in this fellowship we enjoy the eternal life he promised us. I am writing these things to warn you about those who want to lead … Continue reading Sneaky little deceptions

Spiritual wisdom and understanding

As I read through the Bible, I often discover specific things I can pray for.  It's a powerful thing to pray Scripture! One of the passages that I discovered for prayer is the first chapter of Colossians. Paul lets the people of the church at Colosse know that he and his companions are praying consistently … Continue reading Spiritual wisdom and understanding

Desensitized

Having lost all sensitivity, they have given themselves over to sensuality so as to indulge in every kind of impurity, with a continual lust for more. Ephesians 4:19 Nothing is a big deal anymore.  Desensitization is a concept I've shared with my children many times over the years. When they would try to convince me … Continue reading Desensitized

Spiritual discernment

One thing I often pray for myself and my loved ones is that God will give us discernment and understanding. (Philippians 1:9). With all the advances in technology that have appeared even in my life time, information is at our fingertips...literally. And every viewpoint, every idea, every cause is vying for our attention. It is … Continue reading Spiritual discernment

Students of the Word

There are many that teach the Word of God. Your pastor; radio and television personalities; founders and leaders of entire "movements". In many cases, they teach similar things. Yet in other cases their messages are very different. I would imagine that most of them have good intentions. That they love The Lord, and desire to … Continue reading Students of the Word