Lifestyle Application


1 Cor 9-11 Paul’s counsel applies to us today. Some will always scrutinize our walk and work, but we choose to live by the higher law. Why might we choose this when Jesus proclaimed that those who proclaim the gospel should be paid for that work? Just as Paul chose to live and work as […]

“Serving Until the Very End”


John 13 Jesus knew his departure from this world was imminent. Yet note what John recalled: Jesus knew that he was leaving this world BUT he was returning to His Father. When we face that unwelcome companion that will enter our sphere do we have that same confidence? Are we sure that after our last […]

What is God saying to you and me?


Isaiah 1-4 Recently, a group of men entered a submersible and set off to view the Titanic. One was a billionaire, but did he know the God of Isaiah? When the submersible imploded, what good would all of his wealth do him? Could he take that wealth into eternity?   Isaiah, God’s prophet, is asking […]

Preciseness and Sweetness


Num 28: God is precise in what He desires. The amount that was offered was staggering! Are the offerings we give to our church staggering and sacrificial? Why do we give? How much do we give? God loves a cheerful giver, and He blesses both the gift and the giver. [2Cor 9:7] God looks at […]

Freely received, freely given.


1Cor 9 You may not know this fact, but all of the materials on Bible.org are free to anyone. Only three out of eight employees are salary based; all others, including this author, are full-time…get that… full-time volunteers. You might wonder why? The answer comes from the words of Paul to the Corinthians:  “What then […]