Once we realize the power of Scripture, we long to read, understand, and implement it. Psalm 1:1-3 The value we place on something determines how we treat it. For example, you probably wouldn’t give much thought to an old shoebox. But if someone put $10,000 inside it, you’d protect it. Similarly, once we realize the … Continue reading How to Handle the Bible
It’s not enough to hear God’s Word—we must apply it in our life. James 1:19-25 The difference between hearing and doing seems fairly obvious, and yet many people fail to recognize the distinction—or the fact that the two should be more closely related. Take the parent-child relationship, for example. Moms and dads give directions and … Continue reading Formula for Personal Growth
What we hear from God depends on the condition of our heart. Matthew 13:18-23 “Listen then to what the parable of the sower means: 19 When anyone hears the message about the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what was sown in their heart. This is the seed sown along the path. 20 The … Continue reading Listening to God’s Word
Becoming Child Like (Mathew 18:3) Let all of us close our eyes and visualize ourselves back when we were children, and think of all the characteristics we were born into, making this our “Goal, to be more Child Like” as Jesus has asked us to be. Matthew 18:3 Jesus called a little child to him and put … Continue reading Become Like a Little Child
BIBLE FUN FACT: There are 1,189 Chapters In The Bible! This gives a total of 1,189 chapters (on average, 18 per book). Psalm 117, the shortest chapter, is also the middle chapter of the Bible, being the 595th Chapter. Psalm 103:1-2 being the 15551st and 15552nd verses is in the middle of the 31102 verses of the … Continue reading How Many Chapters Are In The Bible?