Unshakable

The Word Since we are receiving a Kingdom that is unshakable, let us be thankful and please God by worshiping him with holy fear and awe. (Hebrews 12:28) Thought Fallen empires throughout the history of civilization felt themselves invincible. Their confidence stemmed from their ability to conquer and intimidate others with the immensity of their…

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The One and Only

The Word There is no other God— there never has been, and there never will be. I, yes I, am the Lord, and there is no other Savior. (Isaiah 43:10, 11)  Thought These words in Isaiah given to describe God’s indisputable and absolute superiority are accurate, unequivocal, and emphatic. This statement, while potentially abrasive to…

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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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