Speaking the Truth in Love

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You and Satan

The scriptures warn us about the devil. He is not our friend, he is our foe. He doesn’t love us, he hates us. He is not for us, he is against us. He indeed is our number one enemy; therefore, Peter admonishes, “Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring…

If Not for Godly Mothers

There are a lot of things in life that we might be able to do without, but the benefits of godly mothers are not one of them! Can anyone imagine what this world would be like if it were not for them? We would miss: The Teachings of Eunice. Timothy’s mother, along with his grandmother…

Lack of Knowledge

Benjamin Franklin once said “Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.” There is no question that God places a high value on knowledge and particularly knowledge of His word. Hosea recorded the words of God when He wrote “My people are destroyed for a lack of knowledge. Because you…

Come out and Be Separate

By Kayla Barker The world rushed on about us, its cares and trials weigh heavily; Our vision blurred, our minds a whirl-meanwhile God says, “Come out and be separate.” We long to uphold good in this world, yet unbelief still persists. To us who hold our faith in Him, gently, God reminds: “Come out and…

Dumb Idols and Foolish Men

In Psalm 115 the psalmist is rightly critical of those who put their trust in man-made idols. He says that men have created, by the works of their own hands, gods of silver and gold. They have mouths, but they do not speak. They have eyes, but they do not see. They have ears, but…

What is Edification?

“Let us therefore make every effort to do wh t I d . a ea s to peace and to mutual edification” (Romans 14:lg)_ E~ification is not a word we use in everyday life. We don’t hear or read about it in the news. It’s not usually found on any TV drama or comedy. However,…

Peter, Life, and the Future

When Jesus looked at Simon Peter, He saw a fiery impulsive person. He made promises that he could not keep, and began works that he could not finish. He thought he could walk on the water without any problems but: “But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he…

What is Peace?

Peace can be defined as “tranquility, harmony, or security.” Depending on the situation, it could also mean “prosperity” or “well-being.” The different forms of the word peace are found 429 times in the King James Version of the Bible. There are also different types of peace: false peace, inner peace, peace with God, and peace…

The Schemes of Man

Solomon said, “Truly this only have I found: that God made man upright but they have sought out many schemes” (Ecclesiastes 7:29). And “All the schemes of the schemer are evil; he devises wicked plans to destroy the poor with lying words … ” (Isaiah 32:7). Jezebel schemed to steal Naboth’s vineyard (1 Kings 21:5-16).…

Your Next Home

Financial experts tell us our homes are our largest asset. An Financ1a . . house in 1973 was 1,660 sq. ft., while m 2015 an average . . . house was 2,687 sq. ft. Numerically, families continue average . to decrease in size compared to previous decades. Our homes are very important due to values,…