Forget about Yourself

Forget about Yourself

I recently came across a quote by C. S. Lewis that has stuck with me for several days and has come to mind more times than I can remember.   It is found in his book Mere Christianity in Book III, chapter 8, “The Great Sin.” The great sin to which Lewis is referring is...
Possess HIM this Christmas

Possess HIM this Christmas

Merry Christmas! May your desire be for Jesus.  May your heart’s desire terminate on Jesus.   Beloved, please do not settle for merely the benefits of Jesus, but stop short of nothing less than obtaining Jesus, Himself.  There are many benefits to be sure, but...
Why would I ever want to counsel others?

Why would I ever want to counsel others?

Why would I ever want to counsel others? Here are three reason. FIRST REASON…It is commanded; You must not fear your neighbor, but lovingly confront. Leviticus 19:17-1817 “You shall not hate your brother in your heart, but you shall reason frankly with...
O Come, O Come Emmanuel

O Come, O Come Emmanuel

We recently sang this song at my church. It is rich with biblical truth and draws attention to the hope believers have in Christ. I would encourage you to read the lyrics as well as listen to the song. Verse 1 O come, O come, Emmanuel, and ransom captive Israel that...
Hope and Help from Psalm 23 (Part 2)

Hope and Help from Psalm 23 (Part 2)

This week’s article looks at how the phrase “For his name sake” brings hope and help in desperate situations. To see how the phrase “The Lord is my shepherd” brings comfort and care to sufferers you can read part one here. By Dale Porter...
Happy Thanksgiving, Beloved!

Happy Thanksgiving, Beloved!

Psalm 26:6-8    6 I wash my hands in innocence and go around your altar, O LORD, 7 proclaiming thanksgiving aloud, and telling all your wondrous deeds. 8 O LORD, I love the habitation of your house and the place where your glory dwells. The Psalmist, David, helps all...