The Evil Inside of Me

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you clean the outside of the cup and the plate, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence. You blind Pharisee! First clean the inside of the cup and the plate, that the outside also may be clean. “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you are like whitewashed tombs, which outwardly appear beautiful, but within are full of dead people’s bones and all uncleanness. So you also outwardly appear righteous to others, but within you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness…. Read More

Double Blessing Comes from Double Obedience

And the Lord restored Job’s losses when he prayed for his friends. Indeed the Lord gave Job twice as much as he had before. (Job 42:10 NKJV) Job’s character is evidenced neither by his material wealth, nor his suffering, both of which he had in abundance. There are those who believe that wealth is a sure sign of God’s favor on a person’s life; and, although it is true that. God desires to bless His people, one’s wealth is not necessarily proof of their integrity. On the other hand, there are people… Read More

Can Your Instincts Be Trusted?

For if our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and knows all things.  Beloved, if our heart does not condemn us, we have confidence toward God.  And whatever we ask we receive from Him, because we keep His commandments and do those things that are pleasing in His sight.  – 1 John 3:20-22 Last night my son was playing the drums for our youth service.  He is naturally gifted musically, so he picked up on the drums quickly a few years ago; however, he is still honing his skills… Read More