The Blessings of Obedience

The Blessings of Obedience

The Blessings of Obedience The Bible is filled with God’s commands. They are variously referred to as commandments, laws, precepts, statutes, or ordinances, but whatever they are called, it is clear that God wants us to obey them. Psalm 119:4 says, “You have laid down...
Big Rocks First

Big Rocks First

Big Rocks First One day a teacher stood in front of the students in his class. From under the podium he pulled out a large glass jar and placed as many baseball size stones as he could into the jar. He then asked the students if the jar was full. Most said “yes,” and...
Better Than Riches

Better Than Riches

Better Than Riches Psalm 119:14 says, “I rejoice in following your statutes as one rejoices in great riches.” When I first read that I nodded my head in agreement. Then I asked myself, “Do I?” “Do I rejoice in following God’s statutes as one rejoices in...
Be Still

Be Still

Be Still The universe is filled with incredible activity. Everything’s in motion, everything is moving all the time, and all in testimony to the greatness of God. Just in our little solar system, the planet on which we live is orbiting the sun at about 67,000 MPH. At...