Money and Wisdom

Wisdom is good with an inheritance: and by it there is profit to them that see the sun.  For wisdom is a defence, and money is a defence: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom giveth life to them that have it. Ecclesiastes 7:11-12 KJV By now, a lot of us in the United …

Resurrection

And when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, had bought sweet spices, that they might come and anoint him.  And very early in the morning the first day of the week, they came unto the sepulchre at the rising of the sun.  And they said among themselves, …

Faith

But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him. Hebrews 11:6 It’s time for me to get back to the purpose of why I created this blog page.  One of the things …

The Lord’s Counsel

Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.  In all thine ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Proverbs 3:5-6 In the Bible, it describes how the people of Gibeon deceived Joshua and the Israelites.  They heard what Joshua did to the towns of Jericho and …

Temptation and Suffering

For in that he himself hath suffered being tempted, he is able to succor them that are tempted. Hebrews 2:18 The above scripture is referring to Jesus Christ.  It lets us know that he understands what we go through when we are being tempted by negative influences, because he was tempted and suffered while he …

Forgive Me (Let Me Explain)

Though we are overwhelmed by our sins, you forgive them all. Psalm 65:3 NLT I have just written a new book under the name J.C. Maine.  The name of the book is called “Pleasurable Consequences.”  It is a story about a man named Alex Emerson who cheated on his wife, Sheila, multiple times.  The book …

The Holy Spirit

And the spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord. Isaiah 11:2 The Lord will give the Holy Spirit to anyone that studies, meditates on, believes, and put in practice his Word, …

God’s Warning

Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry: For which things’ sake the wrath of God cometh on the children of disobedience: In the which ye also walked some time, when ye lived in them.  But now ye also put off all these; …

Book of the Covenant

This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein; for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success. Joshua 1:8 The following statement from the …

Pray for Your Enemies

“But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you.  Bless them that curse you, and pray for them which despitefully use you.” Luke 6:27-28 We all have met people who have disliked us or hated us for some unjust reason.  They could have hated you for the …