How to ask the giving God (James 1:6-8)

How to ask the giving God (James 1:6-8)

How to ask the giving God (James 1:6-8) Last month we considered James 1:5 and that James commands believers to ask God for wisdom if it is lacking. This month, I would like to pick up where we left off last month (see Ask the giving God) and consider what James...
Knowledge: Head vs Heart?

Knowledge: Head vs Heart?

Beloved, Is is biblical to speak of head knowledge versus heart knowledge? In counseling, the above phrase is heard often.  A counselee will express the notion that they know what the Bible commands in their “head,” but haven’t been able to force the...
Reward of Peace

Reward of Peace

Isaiah 26:3   You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you,      because he trusts in you. Isaiah gives us a great reminder… When we trust God (His goodness, His greatness, His wisdom), He will be the biggest reality in the room—our hearts/souls/minds...
O foolish Galatians!

O foolish Galatians!

O Foolish Galatians! We come to this statement in Galatians 3:1. It follows on the heels of a short section in which Paul clearly states that justification is not by works of the law but by faith alone in Jesus Christ. This section concludes with these words, “I do...