Being Last Isn’t So Bad

And He sat down, called the twelve, and said to them, “If anyone desires to be first, he shall be last of all and servant of all.” (Mark 9:35) In our society today, being last in something is not always considered a good thing. It seems to give the impression that the one who comes

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Our God of Grace and Mercy

Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need. (Hebrews 4:16) We are truly fortunate and blessed that we are allowed to come boldly, yet humbly, before God’s throne to seek His grace and mercy in our lives. What is

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Obeying When It’s Hard To Obey

Slaves, in reverent fear of God submit yourselves to your masters, not only to those who are good and considerate, but also to those who are harsh. For it is commendable if someone bears up under the pain of unjust suffering because they are conscious of God. But how is it to your credit if

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How Obedient Are You?

Obedience is a tough word. Along with it comes other words that sometimes can make people cringe…compliance, conformance and the most dreaded word…submission. Now you’re thinking “I’m obedient. I take orders every day and comply with them.” Perhaps, but let’s take a closer look at obedience and see if we are truly being as obedient as God wants us to be.

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Pride

Leviticus 26:19 – I will break down your stubborn pride. Obadiah 1:3 – The pride of your heart has deceived you, you who live in the clefts of the rocks and make your home on the heights, you who say to yourself, ‘Who can bring me down to the ground?’ 2 Chronicles 26:16 – His

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