Praying with Joy

 I thank my God every time I remember you. 4 In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy 5 because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, 6 being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. Phil. 1:3-6 […]

A Beautiful Thing

A devotional by Dave Adamson made me think about one Bible story in a different way. The story comes from Mark 14:3-9, when a woman pours expensive perfume on Jesus’ head and some people call it a waste. Jesus himself though calls it a beautiful thing. What gave me a new perspective is the fact […]

We Can Choose Joy

Ecclesiastes 3:1,4: “For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven:…a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance…” One of my morning Bible readings happened to come from a very depressing book (my opinion only) – Ecclesiastes. I am not […]

1 John 3:16

1 John 3:16 “This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters.” It’s interesting to me how similar this verse is to the more well remembered words of John 3:16. “For God so loved the […]

1 John 4:10

1 John 4:10 “This is love: not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.” Love is such a mysterious thing sometimes. It can cause people to feel things that they have a hard time explaining. It can make people do things they […]

1 Peter 4:8

Love and Forgiveness “Above all things, love each other deeply, because love covers a multitude of sin,” (I Peter 4:8). Who better to write these words than the apostle Peter, the one who denied Jesus three times after he firmly confessed to Jesus’ face, “Even if all fall away on account of you, I never […]