We Must Follow in His Steps

The Word He is your example, and you must follow in his steps. (1 Peter 2:21) Thought Many years ago, I was hiking with some Aussie brothers through a dense forest region of Southern Australia. The tree canopy was relatively high and the forest floor covered with tall thick ferns. Earlier in the day, in…

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The Steps of Good Men

The Word Follow the steps of good men instead, and stay on the paths of the righteous. Proverbs 2:20 Thought One of the provisions of God, to successfully fulfill his will, is for us to follow those who have effectively gone before us in honor of Christ. Additionally, we are to follow those currently walking…

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There is One Father Like No Other

The Word Holy Father, you have given me your name; now protect them by the power of your name so that they will be united just as we are. (John 17:11) Thought There is a father who understands every lonely moment we have ever experienced. There is a father who has seen our failures, who…

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The Matter of Trust

The Word The Lord directs our steps, so why try to understand everything along the way?  (Proverbs 20:24) Thought During our lives, we will be confronted by the phrase, “If you will…” While its appearance is often innocent, there are additional instances when it contains stalling and decaying power as it pertains to the will…

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Forgiveness is a prayer Away

The Word Such a prayer offered in faith will heal the sick, and the Lord will make you well. And if you have committed any sins, you will be forgiven. (James 5:15) Thought The weight of sin is heavier than the heart can endure. The guilt and condemnation it produces crushes the soul and smothers…

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