Tag: Truth

Less is More

This catchy saying used in different lines of work applies in the spiritual realm as well. Words. Since the tongue is the source of so many of our troubles, it makes sense to limit its use. In general the less we say the less trouble we cause and the more good we accomplish. “He that hath…

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Worship

Question: “What is the order of the five items of worship? Please give scripture that tells this order.” John records a conversation that our Lord had with a Samaritan woman in John chapter four. Part of the conversation had to do with worship: “But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall…

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Who Will Follow Jesus?

“Who will follow Jesus, Standing for the right, Holding up His banner In the thickest fight?  Listening for His orders,  Ready to obey,  Who will follow Jesus,  Serving Him today?” These are the words of the first verse of the song, “Who Will Follow Jesus,” written by Eliza Hewitt in 1890. Men have always followed…

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Backbone or Yellow Streak?

Following the death of Moses, God spoke to Joshua and gave instructions concerning leading the children of Israel into the promised land.  Four times in the first chapter and many times thereafter, Joshua and the people are told to, “Be strong and of good courage.”  Strength and courage were qualities that were essential if they…

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Truth

Pilate asked Jesus, “What is truth?” (John 18:38). Pilate was not interested in knowing what truth was for he ended his interview without giving Him opportunity to respond. Truth was of no particular concern for him. He was far more interested in what was politically expedient. Sad to say, this is still true in far…

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Gray Areas

The older I get the fewer gray areas I find in life.  Wonder why that is?  I have some ideas: I know my Bible better now. Some things I used to think were gray areas I have discovered aren’t gray at all.  God has spoken on them; they’re black and white, crystal clear.  I John…

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