The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me. Psalm 18:20 If you look at my phone, you will see many apps for restaurants, grocery stores, gas stations, and any other establishment that offers a reward program for patronizing their establishment. I like to get rewarded for buying things from places I would go regardless of whether they rewarded me or n
Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.
Matthew 5:6 When I don’t hunger and thirst after righteousness, I need revival. Many of us enjoy eating – some more obviously than others. I think that even if we did not have to eat to stay alive, we would do it just because we enjoy the taste of most food and the
But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness. Romans 4:5 You are probably familiar with many “rags to riches” stories. Often, these stories take place in the professional sports arena. A young man who grows up in abject poverty, often raised by a single mother in a rough neighborhood, works hard and breaks into the professional le
For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. Romans 8:6 A few years ago I had the opportunity to go on a missions trip to Haiti to work with one of our missionaries there. It was amazing to see the dedication of the Haitian Christians, but, stepping aside from the spiritual aspect of it, something happened that most of us in the group were not prepared for. Haiti is much closer to the equator, and therefore, much closer to the sun than i