FEAR Good Fear, Bad Fear Is There Really a Good Fear

FEAR Good Fear, Bad Fear Is There Really a Good Fear By Marijo Phelps A fellow writer recently posted a piece about an armed robber going into a store with a gun drawn and encountering the owner of the store and a customer. The owner boldly told him, “In the name of Jesus, I command [...]

Being Zealous for Good Works That Exalt Jesus (Titus 2:14)

WE ARE CALLED TO DO WORKS OF JUSTICE AND TO LOVE MERCY The prophet Micah summarized how God wants His people to live. We are called to be workers of justice and lovers of mercy with a spirit of humility. This is what God wants from us. 8 He has shown you, O man, what [...]

Where Do You See Yourself Today Walking or Needing Some Help

By Marijo Phelps Touching the hem of His garment Some days we vary in strength and our walk. Like walking or hiking for exercise, some days we can go 6 miles and be ready for more. There are then those days when the wind blows, its icy fingers tearing past zippered coats straight into your [...]

Exodus 19: Before the Ten Commandments

By Jim Barringer Exodus 19 is a very interesting but often overlooked chapter. Maybe that’s inevitable, with the way it’s nestled right before one of the most-read and most-quoted chapters in the whole Old Testament, Exodus 20, which contains the Ten Commandments. Yet I don’t think that those Ten can be properly understood without …

Romance, Dignity and Shame in I Corinthians

Have you ever come to a portion of Scripture that puts you in a ‘crisis of belief’ as explained in Henry Blackaby’s Experiencing God? For those of you who have not read “Experiencing God“, a crisis of belief is that moment in which you read something in Scripture that blows away all your preconceived notions [...]

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