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Do Your Part First … God Will Do His!

  Do Your Part First … God Will Do His! We go to the Lord with a list and a longing for all the things He should do for us – even those of us who are focused on things spiritual.  However, James wrote, “Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.  Cleanse your … Read moreDo Your Part First … God Will Do His!

“Blessed are those who mourn.”  How?

  “Blessed are those who mourn.”  How? “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted” (Matthew 5:4).  The blessing is not in the pain, burden or grief.  The blessing is in the comfort that mourners receive.  There is much pain and grief in this life for which there is no relief.  Time has a … Read more“Blessed are those who mourn.”  How?

Why is it so Difficult to Live Godly in this World?

  Why is it so difficult to live godly in this world? The thinking of this world contradicts fundamental principles of godly character.  Godliness is not simply about doing or not doing specific things.  Godliness is about developing a character and personality that seeks God.  More than what  you do, godliness is about what you … Read moreWhy is it so Difficult to Live Godly in this World?

Blessed are the Poor in Spirit

What does Jesus mean by “Blessed are the poor in spirit?” Jesus was preaching to his disciples on the mountain in Matthew 5.  In verse three he said, “Blessed are the poor in spirit…”  Jesus is saying that the poor in spirit are fortunate, in a place of well-being.  It is to our advantage to be poor … Read moreBlessed are the Poor in Spirit