Archive for February, 2013

The power of praise and thanksgiving

February 26th, 2013

I was talking with a friend recently about the power of praise and thanksgiving. Our conversation started talking about how we all go through flat spots in our faith. We may be going to church, reading our Bible and praying as usual, but we are just in a low spot. As we talked we realised […]

Notes on the Pharisee and the Tax Collector

February 19th, 2013

I was reading about the Pharisee and the Tax Collector from Luke 18:9-14 this morning. The Pharisees prayer always makes me shake my head… “The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed this prayer: ‘I thank you, God, that I am not a sinner like everyone else. For I don’t cheat, I don’t sin, and I […]

Your walk must match your words

February 13th, 2013

I was reading Matthew 23:1-39 this morning. Verses 1-7 jumped out at me and reminded the importance of your words and your walk being in alignment. I would hate for Jesus to say about me what He said about the Pharisees and the Teachers of the Law. Here is what He said… “Then Jesus said […]

Do your own Bible meditation

February 12th, 2013

I am a big believer in having lots of Bible tools to help you in your Bible study and preparation. I have Bible commentaries, Bible dictionaries and a number of computer programs to help me learn about the passages I am studying. However I think we need to be conscious that we should not let […]

Billy Graham: God made you

February 11th, 2013

Here is a snippet of Billy Graham’s daily devotion for today… God made you! You were fashioned in His own image! You were made in the image and likeness of the Creator. God had a purpose in making you. His primary purpose is that you would have fellowship with Him. If man does not have […]