For God did not give us a spirit of timidity (of cowardice, of craven and cringing and fawning fear), but [He has given us a spirit] of power and of love and of calm and well-balanced mind and ...

We love the sunshine. Humans need to spend time soaking up the bright light of day. There’s a definitive link between the hours of sunlight we get each day and the number of suicides in the ...

So, you got a bonus at work. What to spend it on? Family vacation, the church building fund, perhaps that new boat you’ve been wanting? Here’s what 1 Timothy 6:17-19 has to say: “As for the ...

We love to recycle. Take something old, smash it into a new shape, throw in a little heat, and it comes out fresh and new. Some recycling is simple. We want to be married in Grandmother’s old ...

Omnipresence. That word’s a mouthful, but break it apart. Omni means 360 degrees of range. Presence means here right now. Omnipresence: present everywhere with no place left out. Here are four ...

We don’t want to see it. We turn our eyes from the mirrors. We ignore the warning signs. We intentionally pretend it’s not there. That ache in our back, the one that might be more than just a ...

Explanations. How things work. The why of the world around us. We all want to know the reasons behind it all. An Internet story revealed a woman’s amazement when she watched an enlarged video ...

Little things drag us down. We awake, and we realize we’ve missed the alarm. The day starts off in a rush, and we growl at everyone we meet, even our family and coworkers. A little thing, the ...

This passage in Psalms always lifts my spirit in times of trouble. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change and ...

Here’s what’s fun about riddles: They offer us a challenge, and when we solve them, we understand the answer in a new and insightful way. Let’s look at 6 Riddles to Reveal Salvation in a new ...

Here’s something for us to think about. We have promises in Christ that the devil is eager to hide from us. The awesome truths in these verses are brimming with God’s power. Let’s look at ...

In the early years of the 21st century, the Central Plains of the United States, from Ohio through Texas, experienced a spate of minor earthquakes. Some were so strong that cracks formed in ...

The rain falls on everyone, saints and sinners alike. We’ve heard that. Its truth is inescapable. We experience its reality every day. We’re headed to our son’s ball game, and we pray for ...