Photo by Tina Xinia For who dares make light of small beginnings? Zechariah 4:10 This was a word given to the Exiles who had returned to Jerusalem from Babylon. When they returned everything was in shambles, broken down and burnt to the ground. Their houses, the temple, and the walls were all a heap of … Continue reading Small Beginnings
Photo by Yassine Khalfalli Winning Your Private Battles. And Saul said to David, “You are not able to go against this Philistine to fight with him, for you are but a youth, and he has been a man of war from his youth.” But David said to Saul, “your servant used to keep sheep for … Continue reading Lions, Bears & Giants.
Photo by SUNBEAMPHOTOGRAPHY. Hoping Against hope... Against all hope, Abraham in hope believed and so became the father of many nations, just as he had been told, “So shall your offspring be.” Romans 4:18 We are told that Abraham against all hope believed. NLT says...Even when there was no reason for hope, Abraham kept hoping. … Continue reading When It Seems Too Late
But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble. James 4:6 Dictionary.com defines pride as a high or inordinate opinion of one's own dignity, importance, merit, or superiority, whether as cherished in the mind or as displayed in bearing conduct. God opposes the proud because it … Continue reading James 4:6 In-depth study
When the author of Romans says, do not conform to this world he is telling us to make sure we are not behaving according to what is socially acceptable to the world. To make sure we are not agreeing with the rules, standards, and laws of this world.