A father sits with his young son on the edge of the bed explaining why he’s about to get a spanking. In loving and gentle, yet firm, words he speaks about the consequences of disobedience. All the child can think about is how many times he’s going to get whacked. But, deep inside, he knows […]Read More God Disciplines Those He Loves
Practising integrity will make you become someone with ‘words that can be trusted’. It does not matter how impossible it might seem, doing what is right and acceptable before God can give you access to God’s favor, kindness, security and guidance.Read More Why is Integrity Important in the Life of a Christian?
A few months ago my husband and I, together with our two pre-teen children, started having a family devotional time during the evening several nights a week. We recognized the importance of teaching our kids about the characteristics of God so that they would begin to embrace Him as a Person and not just be […]Read More The Benefits of Family Devotions
I never realized just how powerful prayer was until I read the book, “This Present Darkness“, by Frank Peretti. My eyes were opened to a whole new realm of life – the spiritual realm. It’s a realm where critical battles are fought, temptation is overcome and the heart of God is known. •Disclaimer: This article contains […]Read More Why Prayer is Vital to Christian Living
The Song of Songs, also known as Song of Solomon, paints a beautiful and intimate portrayal of the budding marriage relationship between Solomon and his bride. Some blush as they read through this Old Testament book. I know I did the first time I read it as a young woman. Many wonder why God required […]Read More How to Seek Happiness in God
It was a warm Summer afternoon and the congregation was settling into their wooden pews preparing for another midweek sermon. The pastor, who was concerned that his flock had been virtually unaffected by the revival that was happening in surrounding areas, had invited another speaker to address the church in the hopes that the people […]Read More Is God Angry With Sinners?
I can only think of a few things on earth that I thoroughly enjoy. Breathtaking landscapes come to mind. Traveling from the city to the countryside, to the mountains or to tropical places causes me to experience refreshment and renewal. I can feel my whole body relax and the tension just melts away. I also […]Read More What is the Christian’s Delight?
How should we handle this holiday? A round-up of articles about Christians and Halloween.Read More Christians and Halloween
Obsession For the poorest of paupers, she flaunts, always the unreachable dream. For the wealthiest of kings, she dances, ruling his heart through cunning means. Many long to touch her, to hold her, and some have accomplished the task. Her embrace is intoxication, and in her essence, they long to bask. Her existence […]Read More Should Christians Pursue Wealth?
As a follower of Christ, I have found it necessary to start – and end – my day with my head and heart in the right place. Through the years, certain devotional books have counseled me and guided me as I’ve sought to understand important truths found in the Bible. I’d like to introduce to […]Read More 4 Devotional Books That Will Invigorate Your Life