Is “Unconditional” Love Biblical?

You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die. But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were...

The Power of a Life

And I know how such a man—whether in the body or apart from the body I do not know, God knows—was caught up into Paradise and heard inexpressible words, which a man is not permitted to speak. On behalf of such a man I will boast; but on my own behalf I will not boast,...

Pride and Humility

Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring. Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips. Proverbs 27:1-2   Who would not want to be self-confident? Self-confidence can be inspiring. These people...

The Confusion of Our Ways

There is a way which seems right to a man, but its end is the way of death. Even in laughter the heart may be in pain, and the end of joy may be grief. Proverbs 14:12 Someone once asked me, “If I do something when I don’t really feel like that is what I want to do, am...

The Fear Of The Lord

“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.” Proverbs 1:7 Fear is not a comfortable term for us. We instinctively think of it as a negative term. The idea is to be afraid; to have an emotional dread of...

He Satisfies The Soul

Some wandered in desert wastes, finding no way to a city to dwell in; hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted within them – Psalm 107:5 For he satisfies the longing soul, and the hungry soul he fills with good things – Psalm 107:9 People can look impressive...