Pearls of Wisdom

Read about what God is saying to His people in these last days. Let Him stir your heart and challenge you to live according to His will.

Seeking Approval

Seeking Approval Preach the word! Be ready in season and out of season. Convince, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching.—2 Timothy 4:2 I cannot believe in the spirituality of any Christian man who keeps an eye open for the approval of others, whoever they may be. The man after God’s own heart must be…

Choices

Choices I have chosen the way of truth; Your judgments I have laid before me. I cling to Your testimonies; O Lord, do not put me to shame!—Psalm 119:30-31 The important thing about a man is not where he goes when he is compelled to go, but where he goes when he is free to…

The Habit of Holy Thought

The Habit of Holy Thought Casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ.—2 Corinthians 10:5 What we think about when we are free to think about what we will— that is what we are or will soon become…….

People Are What They Think About

People Are What They Think About Keep your heart with all diligence, for out of it spring the issues of life.—Proverbs 4:23 Every person is really what he or she secretly admires. If I can learn what you admire, I will know what you are, for people are what they think about when they are…

Acquaint Thyself with God

Acquaint Thyself with God Lift up your heads, O ye gates; even lift them up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in. Who is this King of glory? The LORD of hosts, he is the King of glory. —Psalm 24:9-10 When viewed from the perspective of eternity, the most critical need…

It May Not Be Convenient

It May Not Be Convenient But I discipline my body and bring it into subjection, lest, when I have preached to others, I myself should become disqualified.—1 Corinthians 9:27 What must our Lord think of us if His work and His witness depend upon the convenience of His people? The truth is that every advance…

Stay in the Secret Place

Stay in the Secret Place My voice You shall hear in the morning, O Lord; in the morning I will direct it to You, and I will look up.—Psalm 5:3 Retire from the world each day to some private spot, even if it be only the bedroom (for a while I retreated to the furnace…

Personal Discipline

Personal Discipline Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may obtain it. And everyone who competes for the prize is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a perishable crown, but we for an…