Do You?

8 Though you have not seen Him, you love Him; and though you do not even see Him now, you believe and trust in Him and you greatly rejoice and delight with inexpressible and glorious joy, 9 receiving as the result [the outcome, the consummation] of your faith, the salvation of your souls. source 1 …

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IF

A portion of Wednesday morning's reading. John 15:9 I have loved you just as the Father has loved Me; remain in My love [and do not doubt My love for you]. 10 If you keep My commandments and obey My teaching, you will remain in My love, just as I have kept My Father’s commandments and remain …

Free to Not Believe

Thinking: JESUS will not override man's unbelief. We are free to disbelieve Him. The people of Nazareth when given the opportunity to believe chose NOT.  And He let them.  Mark 6  (AMP) Jesus left there and came to His hometown [Nazareth]; and His disciples followed Him. 3 Is this not the carpenter, the son of Mary, …

Gangrene

While reading yesterday, some  instructions lit up for me; so I thought I'd share here.  14 Remind the people of these facts, and solemnly charge them in the presence of God to avoid petty controversy over words, which does no good, and [upsets and undermines and] ruins [the faith of] those who listen. 15 Study …

The Scratch

At this juncture in my 67-year-old life, rights are important. One I highly treasure is LIFE. Beyond that, many of the rights I see extolled today may be best defined as social demands. I watched a video today of homeless college students in California, actually living in their vehicles. I admire them so much! I …