The Immutability Of His Counsel

I love the prologue by Charles Colson in the 1994 Steven Curtis Chapman song “Heaven in the Real World”: “Where is the hope? I meet millions of people who feel demoralized by the decay around us. The hope that each of us has is not in who governs us, or what...

The Union Brings A Snare

As a reminder, here’s where we left off: Ah yes Bro Dave, there’s that unequally yoked thing again. What does that actually mean? Does it mean we can’t be around unbelievers? Hold that thought. What does Paul mean in this passage? “Do not be unequally yoked together...

Following Frivolity

You deserve a break today, so… Have it your way, have… Sometimes you feel like a nut… Oh I wish I were an… I bet you were able to finish each one of those phrases. Those clever jingles are selling a product and the catch is chasing after your...

Spiritual Preparation – Step Four

I want to revisit a verse from a passage we looked at in our last devotional. “Therefore if anyone cleanses himself from the latter, he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified and useful for the Master, prepared for every good work.” (2 Timothy 2:21)...

Spiritual Preparation – Step Three

How long ago did you leave the Lord? We become spiritual orphans when we leave the church and even for some of us that attend church. We come to the Lord’s house but we do not partake in the family affairs. We do not serve. We do not share. We do not support. We...