Woe? or Whoa!

Zephaniah 3.1,2 Woe to her that is filthy and polluted, to the oppressing city! She obeyed not the voice; she received not correction; she trusted not in the Lord; she drew not near to her God. The prophet Zephaniah is writing a word of judgment and woe to the people...

Thinking God's thoughts

Psalm 1.2 But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. I don’t know about you, but my mind can be an endless stream of busyness and flat out wrong thinking about things. That in and of itself is one reason why I need...

The cure for an anxious heart

Proverbs 12:25 Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad. Let me give you a couple of other ways that this passage can be understood. Worry weighs a person down; an encouraging word cheers a person up. Anxiety in a man’s heart...

The mirror that talks

James 1.22-25 But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass: For he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, and straightway...

The need for divine illumination

Proverbs 14:12 There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof [are] the ways of death. We by nature choose things that seem right, but lead to death. That is why we need divine illumination in life. Repeatedly we read in the proverbs warnings about...