July 18: Sibling Kind of Love

July 18: Sibling Kind of Love

Now concerning brotherly love you have no need for anyone to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love one another, (1 Thessalonians 4:9 ESV) Hey, friends! If you haven’t noticed, I’ve been off the grid for the last couple of weeks....
July 6: False Gospels

July 6: False Gospels

Therefore thus says the Lord GOD: “Because you have uttered falsehood and seen lying visions, therefore behold, I am against you, declares the Lord GOD. My hand will be against the prophets who see false visions and who give lying divinations. They shall not be in the...
July 5: To Hate

July 5: To Hate

The fear of the LORD is hatred of evil… (Proverbs 8:13 ESV) Yesterday in our reading plan, we discussed the fear of the Lord as the best thing we can possess. Well, apparently He wanted us to keep going on that theme because this small, powerful phrase can be...
July 4: To Fear

July 4: To Fear

But you, you are to be feared! Who can stand before you when once your anger is roused? (Psalm 76:7 ESV) Yesterday, Austin and I browsed the medicine aisle at Petco in search of calming aid for our dog. With Independence Day upon us, there will be a lot of riding in...
July 3: Undeserved

July 3: Undeserved

Ahab said to Elijah, “Have you found me, O my enemy?” He answered, “I have found you, because you have sold yourself to do what is evil in the sight of the LORD. (1 Kings 21:20 ESV) Let me give you some context for this verse. Ahab was the seventh king of Israel, and...
July 1: Relationships Like Jesus

July 1: Relationships Like Jesus

Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. (Philippians 2:5-7)...