Faith without Works

James 2:17, Faith without works is dead. Much has been said about the meaning of this verse. Some think it conflicts with Paul’s teachings that justification is by faith alone. They maintain that salvation is through faith and good works. I don’t think this is the...

A Man After God’s Heart!

I am just finishing a study of 1 and 2 Samuel with one of our YBL groups—and while there are many characters that appear in these books—the central character is David.  In Acts 13:22 God calls David, “a man after my heart—for he will do everything I want him to do!”...

Be At Peace

There is a sense of uneasiness about us.  Many have expressed a restlessness and a disillusionment about our country and our world.  It is hard to fabricate a peaceful heart.  Fear and anxiety creep in almost unknowingly. Over and over in Scripture we are promised...
Fear

Fear

It is a normal response to the potential loss of things we hold precious…our lives, the lives of those we love, our jobs, our financial savings, and our reputations…just to name a few!   But fear is something that robs us of many of the precious fruits of the...
Avoid the Fear of Failure

Avoid the Fear of Failure

I have had numerous conversation recently with businessmen about fearing failure. In each of those conversations, 2 Timothy 1:7 has been a landing point in scripture for guidance. Then, the following devotional thought came to my email from Os Hillman, so I thought I...