The Hebrew writer is telling his audience that he is expecting a “better life for them and from them.” May that be our expectation as we read and study regularly.
As we begin the new year, we are considering the theme of “Better in our Families.” This great passage is a wonderful place to start thinking of how we can be better in our relationships at home.
As I think back over this past year, I think of those who have passed from this life to eternity. That makes me think of our struggle in this life to get to eternity “alive”. This passage gives some great information to help us “come out of life alive”.
It is the most loved passage in all of literature that many of us have committed to memory since youth. The question is, do we know the psalm or do we know the Shepherd?
Paul closes the first chapter of Philippians by encouraging them to live in such a way their life commends the gospel message, leading them closer to the Lord, while leading others to the Lord. The same must be true of us.
Life has its ups and downs. How do we get through loss and various valleys of life, especially when it seems the valleys are so deep and long?
What a great blessing it is to have Jesus our Savior stand before His Father, not to condemn us but to save us.
There will be struggles in life. We will have successes and failures. How do we deal with the struggles of life when they occur?
We all make mistakes but sometimes we don’t deal with them appropriately. God’s word helps us to understand forgiveness and teaches us that through love, humility and faith in God, all things can work together for good!
Did you know that when you encourage someone you give them a “courage transfusion?” As a child of God, you may save a life and a soul through the power of encouragement.