Tag Archives: happiness

Gratitude; September 28, 2020


Psalm 103:2 Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits. This Psalm is a litany of the benefits of following God. I like the way the Japanese puts it here: “Don’t forget a single one of … Continue reading

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Marriage; July 27, 2020


Matthew 19:4-6 “Haven’t you read,” he replied, “that at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,’ and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two … Continue reading

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Talking about God; June 30, 2020


Jeremiah 51:10 “The Lord has vindicated us; come, let us tell in Zion what the Lord our God has done.” It is always a good idea to talk about what God has done. It doesn’t have to be something as … Continue reading

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The Law of Love; February 26, 2020


Galatians 5:13 You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love. Much of the Church needs a powerful reminder of this verse. We tend … Continue reading

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JOY; February 23, 2020


2 Corinthians 12:19 Everything we do, dear friends, is for your strengthening. This should be true for every minister of the Gospel, but sadly, ministers struggle with being self-centered just like everyone else. I think the majority at least have … Continue reading

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Praising God; October 5, 2019


Psalm 147:1 Praise the Lord. How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and fitting to praise him! I have seen statements that God must be some kind of egomaniac to require that mankind praise Him, … Continue reading

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Praise!; July 2, 2019


Deuteronomy 10:21 He is your praise; he is your God, who performed for you those great and awesome wonders you saw with your own eyes. The first phrase in this verse jumps out at me: “He is your praise.” In … Continue reading

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Loving Your Neighbor; June 25, 2019


Leviticus 19:18 “‘Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against one of your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the Lord.’” Jesus was spot-on when He said that this, along with the command to love God, … Continue reading

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Relationships; May 15, 2019


Philippians 3:1 Further, my brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord! It is no trouble for me to write the same things to you again, and it is a safeguard for you. This gives the strong impression that there was … Continue reading

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Pride; March 17, 2019


Acts 17:24-25 “The God who made the world and everything in it is the Lord of heaven and earth and does not live in temples built by human hands. And he is not served by human hands, as if he … Continue reading

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