• The Strength and Blessing of Humility

                Jesus made many “I AM” statements recorded in the gospels. In Matthew 11:28 Jesus said, “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart and...

  • Spiritual Rebar

             God’s promise, according to 1 Peter 5:6 – 10, is to exalt those who clothe themselves with the gift of humility in Christ, “Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you…And after you have suffered a little while,...

  • You Learn From the One You Trust and Praise

             The phrase, “…we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.” is from Psalm 100. This is a powerful song of praise and instruction. The first thing you notice about the psalm is the relationship between praise and sound doctrine. The first two lines are expressions of praise,...

  • Being Exalted With Inner Strength

    Jesus was called the Lamb of God. When John was on the island called Patmos he was told to look, “And between the throne and the four living creatures and among the elders I saw a Lamb, having been slain, standing…” Revelation 5:6. The Lamb of God had conquered and...

  • Behold the Lamb of God

    John the baptizer identified Jesus as the Lamb of God, “The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, ‘Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!’” God had revealed His Son to John as the one who was to come, the one...

  • The Good Shepherd and His Sheep

             Jesus said, “I am the good shepherd. I know my own and my own know me, just as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep.” John 10:14 – 15. When Jesus called Himself the Good Shepherd, He was...

  • The Road That Glows

    The Old Testament uses two words for “road” or “path.” The first one is the Hebrew word derek, which is based upon the word for “foot” and means a road made by continual walking. It is used 709 times in the Old Testament. The other Hebrew word for “path” is...

  • The Lord Is My Light and My Salvation

    The concept of light is seen throughout the Scriptures in both a literal and figurative sense. The Bible states that God created light on the first day, “And God said, ‘Let there be light,’ and there was light.” Genesis 1:3. Some worship the sun, but God created it. And David...

  • Light and Glory

    One of the main words in the Bible is the word “glory.” The Hebrew word for “glory” is kabed, which has the meaning of being heavy in weight, of being great, of the reputation of a person, the name of a person in light of great deeds, of something great...

  • Light and Glory

    One of the main words in the Bible is the word “glory.” The Hebrew word for “glory” is kabed, which has the meaning of being heavy in weight, of being great, of the reputation of a person, the name of a person in light of great deeds, of something great...