When you Stumble Badly | God’s Word Today

When you Stumble Badly | God’s Word Today

“To him who is able to keep you from falling and to present you before his glorious presence without fault and with great joy–to the only God our Savior be glory, majesty, power, and authority, through Jesus Christ our Lord, before all ages, now and forevermore!  Amen.” – Jude 24-26 A popular Christian song goes, “He’ll never let you fall…” […]

Forgiveness for Things God Hates | God’s Word Today

Forgiveness for Things God Hates | God’s Word Today

When Uriah’s wife heard that her husband was dead, she mourned for him.  After the time of mourning was over, David had her brought to his house, and she became his wife and bore him a son.  But the thing David had done displeased the LORD. 2 Samuel 11:26-27 “There are six things the LORD hates, seven that are detestable […]

Successful but not Significant | God’s Word Today

Successful but not Significant | God’s Word Today

“What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, yet forfeit his soul?” – Mark 8:36 In 1923 a group of men who were considered winners met at the Edgewater Beach Hotel in Chicago.  Present were eight of the world’s most successful financiers.  Like whom?  Charles Schwab, president of Bethlehem Steel, was there along with the president […]

You are Special – Oh Yeah? | God’s Word Today

You are Special – Oh Yeah? | God’s Word Today

“For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost.” – Luke 19:10 A sign over a mirror in a public school reads, “You are now looking at the most special person in the world.” The message is part of a program designed to build self-esteem in children, and there is no questioning the fact that some […]

The Quest for More | God’s Word Today

The Quest for More | God’s Word Today

Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; a man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.”  – Luke 12:15 “My husband and I have been listening to you for a long time,” writes a friend of Guidelines.  Omitting the very kind things she wrote, she continues: “We have […]

The True Mark of a Person | God’s Word Today

The True Mark of a Person | God’s Word Today

“Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.  But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.” – Psalm 1:1-2, KJV What is the true mark of a person?  […]

How Many Times must you Ask? | God’s Word Today

How Many Times must you Ask? | God’s Word Today

“Father, I thank you that you have heard me.  I knew that you always hear me, but I said this on account of the people standing around, that they may believe that you sent me.” – John 11:41-42 How many times must you pray the same prayer and ask God to do the same thing before He hears you?  Once, twice, […]

When you pass through the Waters | God’s Word Today

When you pass through the Waters | God’s Word Today

“Since you are precious and honored in my sight, and because I love you, I will give men in exchange for you, and people in exchange for your life. Do not be afraid, for I am with you.” – Isaiah 43:4-5 When a friend of more than 40 years was felled with a rather severe case of pneumonia and struggled […]

The Bad News Gospel of Judah | God’s Word Today

The Bad News Gospel of Judah | God’s Word Today

“The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God stands forever.” – Isaiah 40:8 The document’s final words read, “Gospel of Judas,” and the content of the same would lead anyone to conclude that the author is the disciple of Jesus, the one who betrayed Him in the garden for 30 pieces of silver, and then […]

Why is Life Valuable? | God’s Word Today

Why is Life Valuable? | God’s Word Today

“For the Son of man came to seek and to save the lost.” – Luke 19:10 What makes human life valuable, anyway?  Is it worth it when weary doctors labor for 16 or 18 hours to save someone’s life?  Why bother to screen thousands of people looking for a bone marrow donor to save just one person’s life?  Do you […]

Wondering if your Prayer got Answered | God’s Word Today

Wondering if your Prayer got Answered | God’s Word Today

“Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.” Mark 11:24 Have you ever had the experience of praying for someone or something, and you never really knew whether or not your prayer was answered?  If dead people could come back from the grave to tell what happened in […]

What’s your Goal in Life? | God’s Word Today

What’s your Goal in Life? | God’s Word Today

“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”  Matthew 6:33 What’s your goal in life?  And if you get there, will you really be satisfied?  Tough questions, right?  But isn’t that what fulfillment in life is all about? “Success Doesn’t Suck,” was the title of the Rolling Stone Magazine […]

The Light at the End of the Tunnel | God’s Word Today

The Light at the End of the Tunnel | God’s Word Today

“Why are you downcast, O my soul?  Why so disturbed within me?  Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.” – Psalm 42:11 “Due to the current financial constraints, the light at the end of the tunnel will be turned off until further notice!” so reads a notice on a local notice board.  […]

Waiting on God | God’s Word Today

Waiting on God | God’s Word Today

“But as for me, I watch in hope for the Lord, I wait for God my Savior; my God will hear me.” Micah 7:7 There is a vast difference between hesitancy and uncertainty when it comes to a decision and waiting on the Lord to show you clearly what is His will for your life. So how do you know […]

Pray about Everything | God’s Word Today

Pray about Everything | God’s Word Today

“Until now you have not asked for anything in my name. Ask and you will receive, and your joy will be complete.” John 16:24 There is a popular belief today that if you really want something and pray about it, you will receive what you ask for.  After all, people reason, didn’t Jesus say, “You may ask me for anything […]