The Poor; Rich Man

"Better is the poor who walks in his integrity than one perverse in his ways, though he be rich." Proverbs 28:6 (NKJV) The economically poor individual who has godly integrity, and is upright in his/her ways is far better off than the individual who has the wealth of the world, yet is without God. I …

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For Leaders and Kings

"Take away the dross from silver, and it will go to the silversmith for jewelry. Take away the wicked from before the king, and his throne will be established in righteousness." Proverbs 25:4-5 (NKJV) Too many times Presidents and kings appoint wicked men and/or women to places of power, and it is to their own …

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Revive Me in Your Way

"Incline my heart to Your testimonies, and not to covetousness. Turn away my eyes from looking at worthless things, and revive me in Your way." Psalm 119:36-37 (NKJV) As I read Psalms 116-120 this morning, and came to Psalm 119 I noticed several verses saying "Revive me" or something to do with reviving.  The KJV …

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Aristarchus, Mark and Company

"Aristarchus my fellow prisoner greets you, with Mark the cousin of Barnabas (about whom you received instructions: if he comes to you, welcome him), and Jesus who is called Justus. These are my only fellow workers for the kingdom of God who are of the circumcision; they have proved to be a comfort to me." …

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Time Redemption

"Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time. Let your speech be alway with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man." Colossians 4:5-6 (KJV) After spending time in diligent,earnest prayer the walk of every Christian should be in wisdom.  The wisdom which is of …

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The Fullness of Christ

"Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ. For in Him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily." Colossians 2:8-9 (KJV) The apostle addressing some issues in Colossae, and Laodicea reminds them, and it is a …

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Sinners and Saints

"To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ." Colossians 1:1-2 (KJV) The letter from the apostle Paul, written to the Church of Colosse begins very similar as his other letters (Romans, Corinthian letters, Galations, Ephesians, Philippians, …

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