Posts made in March, 2023

Watch Your Temper

Posted By on March 26, 2023

Watch Your Temper “People with understanding control their anger; a hot temper shows great foolishness.” Proverbs 14:29, NLT More and more we hear of anger turning into rage and the rage turning into some kind of tragedy. We used to hear the words, “Count to ten” when you are angry. The idea behind that phrase is that while you are counting to ten, you will cool off and not speak in anger. I’m not for sure if that is really enough...

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Are You Real?

Posted By on March 25, 2023

Are You Real? “So, dear brothers and sisters, work hard to prove that you really are among those God has called and chosen. Do these things and you will never fall away. Then God will give you a grand entrance into the eternal Kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.” 2 Peter 1:10-11, NLT I love to visit the state of Missouri. The nickname for Missouri is The “Show Me” State. There are several stories concerning the origin of the...

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The Devil’s Playground

Posted By on March 24, 2023

The Devil’s Playground “And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.” Philippians 4:8, NLT Have you ever heard the statement, “An idle mind is the devil’s playhouse”? The devil is relentless in his attack upon us. I’m not sure the mind even has to be idle before he...

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Something You Just Can’t Hide

Posted By on March 23, 2023

Something You Just Can’t Hide “People who conceal their sins will not prosper, but if they confess and turn from them, they will receive mercy.” Proverbs 28:13, NLT I remember as a child, whenever I did something wrong, I tried to hide it from my parents. I think that’s probably natural for most children. In my case, my parents always found out what I had done. The punishment was probably worse than if I had just admitted to...

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There Is Something About His Name

Posted By on March 22, 2023

There Is Something About His Name “The name of the LORD is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.” Proverbs 18:10, NKJV Do you know what your name means? Usually names have a meaning behind them. That principle was extremely true during biblical times. Names given to the people that we read about in the bible had specific meanings. The name Joshua meant “Jehovah is salvation”. The name Abraham meant “the exalted...

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