“If you cannot stand by your actions without feeling ashamed, then the time to change is now.” But the Lord God helps me; therefore I have not been disgraced; therefore I have set my ...

So why does so much of the Bible revolve around praising God? Why do our church services start with worship songs and clapping? Does God suffer from an identity crisis? Does he feel bereft of love, ...

Water is one of the most interesting substances we know. With just a few degrees of change, it can turn from water into steam, smoothing the wrinkles from our clothing or cooking our favorite ...

Take a job in a demanding company, and you don’t have to wait long to find out if you are doing a good job. As soon as we slack off, we’re likely to hear one of these: Shake a leg. Get the ...

If you grew up in church, you know the child’s song about hiding our light under a bushel. We must let our light shine! Uncover our Christian witness! Let people see our life through the lens of ...

I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit. Already ...

Romans 13:8 in the Amplified Bible says: “Keep out of debt and owe no man anything, except to love one another; for he who loves his neighbor [who practices loving others] has fulfilled the Law ...

It helps to know what a job entails when we show up at the employment office. Are we good at computer skills? Maybe that construction job isn’t for us. Maybe we work best alone. Don’t even ...

Yellowstone. Old Faithful. Water spewing into the sky. Visit one day, and the sight of Old Faithful’s magnificent geyser will take your breath away. Here’s the thing: You can’t just walk up ...

To keep our modern society running smoothly, there are laws we must all obey. We can only drive at posted speeds. We cannot trespass on others’ property. We must pay our taxes when due. There were ...

Strike out on a mountain trail. You, your buddies (or girlfriends), anyone you wish. Link arms or go single file, just do it. Here’s the thing. You will find the mountain trail tough going at ...