"A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger." - Proverbs 15:1 The power of words can never be underestimated. Words have the ability to build up or destroy, to encourage or to beat down, to express love or express hatred. The Proverbs share much wisdom concerning the use of our tongues … Continue reading Gentle Words.
“Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its lusts…” – Romans 12:6 As we continue to grasp an understanding of how to solve problems biblically we cannot merely look at the problem of sin, but we must know precisely what the Lord commands in His Word in regards to … Continue reading How to Solve Problems Biblically (Part 2)
" For the church to be effective as the Body of Christ, it has to have the right framework. It has to have a high view of God. The pursuit of a church should be to know God. In seeking to know God, the authority of Scripture must be recognized, for it is through the … Continue reading The Heart of the Church.
“All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness; so that the man of God may be adequate, equipped for every good work.” 2 Timothy 3:16-17 After introducing ourselves to Bibliology last week and detailing the various ways and forms in which the Word of God … Continue reading Bibliology – God’s Word is Inspired.
"But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, that shines brighter and brighter until the full day. The way of the wicked is like darkness; they do not know over what they stumble." - Proverbs 4:18-19 In life there are always and only two paths that one can choose to walk: … Continue reading Two Paths.
“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” – Romans 3:23 As we continue to take a look at Biblical counseling, we are now beginning a series on how we can use the Word of God to solve problems biblically. Because Biblical Counseling is Christ-centered and gospel-centered, we must begin our … Continue reading How to Solve Problems Biblically (Part 1)
"My heart is steadfast, I God, my heart is steadfast; I will sing, yes, I will sing praises! Awake, my glory! Awake, harp and lyre! I will awaken the dawn. I will give thanks to You, O Lord, among the peoples; I will sing praises to You among the nations. For Your lovingkindness is great … Continue reading Praising God with a Steadfast Heart!
"Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me." - Psalm 51:10 Dear Christian, do you have a clean heart before your God? As David penned Psalm 51 he was keenly aware of his sin and the offense that it was against the LORD. He knew that even though … Continue reading Are You Clean?
"As the deer pants for the water brooks, so my soul pants for You, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God; When shall I come and appear before God?" - Psalm 42:1-2 Longing for God is something that all believers must be consumed by. As the psalmist pours out his heart before … Continue reading Longing for God!
Bibliology: What is the Word of God? “How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, nor stand in the path of sinners nor sit in the seat of scoffers! But his delight is in the law of the LORD and in His law he meditates day and night.” … Continue reading Bibliology – What is the Word of God?