Speaking the Truth in Love

Posts from September 2021

What Children Remember

CONDUCT YOUR HOME SO CHILDREN WILL REMEMBER THAT  Father and mother were kind to one another (Ephesians 4:32). Home was a happy place, governed by the law of love (Psalm 119:165). Each child was treated fairly and required to obey his or her parents (Ephesians 6:1–4). Sunday was a day of worship (Acts 20:7). The…

God Always has an Answer

It is easy to get discouraged when things go wrong, but we must not lose heart. God is at work in the world, even in the midst of pain and trial. The next time your world is burning down, remember that it just may be a smoke signal to summon help. God has a positive…

Matthew 6:26-27

26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? 27 Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?

God is Pruning Me

God loves me. God delivers me. God sustains me. God listens to me. God prunes me? Yes. Jesus said, “Every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit” (John 15:2Pruning is an important process in vineyards—some say it is the most important part of the entire operation. If a vinedresser…