For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps. 1 Peter 2:21 People have always told me that I look just like my dad, and I have to admit that they are right. When I look at pictures of my dad when he was the age I am now, I realize that it probably would have been hard to tell us apart if we had grown up at the same time. What I am beginning to notice is
Even as I have seen, they that plow iniquity, and sow wickedness, reap the same.
Job 4:8 Have you ever ridden a roller coaster at the same time as someone who really didn’t want to be on that roller coaster? Sometimes it is a kid riding for the first time, or it may be a parent whose kids forced him to ride. His reaction becomes the story of t
No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
Matthew 6:24 Dribbling a basketball is pretty easy, isn’t it? I mean, that is exactly what a basketball is designed for – bouncing. I have seen some people who were very adep
For if we sin wilfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins, But a certain fearful looking for of judgment and fiery indignation, which shall devour the adversaries. Hebrews 10:26-27 There are two young men, whom I know very well, who grew up in the same place and at the same time that I did. Both of them are in prison. One of the young men made some foolish mistakes that he wishes he hadn’t made,
Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. 2 Timothy 2:15 One of the basic tenants of oral hygiene is brushing your teeth. Your parents have probably tried teaching you from a very young age that you need to brush your teeth at least twice a day. The dentist likes to add flossing to that list as well. When I was younger, I was not afforded t
I waited patiently for the Lord; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.
Psalm 40:1 I don’t consider myself to be a very good fisherman. Let me restate that…I am a bad fisherman. Oh, I know how to bait a hook and cast a line, but it seems like the fish begin their practical joking the moment my bobber hits the water. It seems that no matter h
And he said, Who art thou, Lord? And the Lord said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest: it is hard for thee to kick against the pricks. Acts 9:5 I recently watched a cowboy from Utah demonstrate how to break and ride a horse that had never been ridden. As the wild horse was brought into the pen, he seemed relatively calm. He was on edge because he was trying to figure out what was going on, but he wasn’t violently bucking as