Sanctified Desires

Psalms 27:4 One [thing] have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to enquire in his temple.Webster defines the word desire this way. An emotion or...

The heart of the matter

Proverbs 17:3 “The fining pot [is] for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORD trieth the hearts.” It is a new day. A gift from our marvelous Lord God. Let us understand that we do not live our lives in a vacuum or without purpose. We have been...

Faith works by love

The title today is found in Galatians 5.6. The Greek word for works here is a word that means to operate or to put on display. It also could be translated energy. In other words, it is love that energizes, or puts faith on display. Faith and love are “twin...

Motivation

Two people can be doing the exact same thing outwardly, and yet in their hearts be motivated by different reasons. This proposes a question that each one of us must answer. Why do you do the things that you do? There are only three possibilities: to please my fellow...

Motives

“For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. Neither is there any creature that...