Posts by Riley Pippen

Don’t Let Satan Steal Your Joy

Posted By on July 20, 2024

Don’t Let Satan Steal Your Joy “Restore to me the joy of Your salvation”, Psalm 51:12, NKJV I have heard it said many times over the years, “I have lost the joy of my salvation”. Usually this is said during times of trouble and/or stress in one’s life. Have you ever felt that you have lost the joy of your salvation? It happens and it happens quite often. In our scripture for the day, David, God’s anointed King of Israel, admits...

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That Thorn May Be Humility 

Posted By on July 19, 2024

That Thorn May Be Humility  “And lest I should be exalted above measure by the abundance of the revelations, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, a messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I be exalted above measure.” 2 Corinthians 12:7, NKJV Pride in the heart of the believer is not a good thing. In Proverbs 6:17, the first item on a list of seven things that God hates is “A proud look”; pride. Pride is not a good thing in the heart of...

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Our Hope Is In Christ, Alone

Posted By on July 18, 2024

Our Hope Is In Christ, Alone “This hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast………..” Hebrews 6:19, NKJV. If you have ever been out in the ocean on a ship, you know the importance of the anchor of the ship. If the ship loses its power, the anchor can hold the ship from drifting. There are times in our life when we might lose our spiritual power because of problems that we are dealing with. In those times, we need an...

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Christianity Is Not For Sissies

Posted By on July 17, 2024

Christianity Is Not For Sissies “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.” Luke 9:23, NKJV To seriously follow Christ is not easy.  It’s not difficult to pray the prayer of salvation and be baptized but it’s something totally different to follow Christ on a daily basis. That’s not too easy. In fact, that can be the challenge of our life. In our scripture for the day, Jesus...

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You Are Not Alone “For there stood by me this night an angel of the God to whom I belong and whom I serve, saying, “Do not be afraid, Paul”…………”; Acts 27:23-24, NKJV In our scripture for today, Paul tells us that he had “an angel of God in waiting” on this particular night. The angel told Paul to not be afraid in what he was facing. This story in Acts is when Paul was on a ship and the ship encountered a great storm and all on the...

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