Hospitality and Using Words

In today’s Bible reading, continues to talk about the importance of walking in both Truth and Love. Next, John talks about the importance of hospitality toward other Believers. (3 John 1:5-8) People don’t talk much about hospitality these days. But it’s a very important character trait. Back in the First Century, especially as Roman religious…

Come As You Are, But Don’t Stay As You Are

In today’s Bible reading, John says that our relationship with God doesn’t exist in a vacuum. How we live affects our relationship with God. And how we live with others affects our relationship with God. Coming into a relationship with God is a free offer. There are no demands on us. We don’t have to…

Judgment: A Common Theme

Jesus tells a series of parables in today’s Bible reading. Each is different, yet all have a common theme: judgment. Judgment isn’t something we like to talk about. It isn’t very kind, is it? It isn’t very nice. It’s kind of … well, judgey and we aren’t supposed to judge, right? (Matthew 7:1) But these…

Donald’s Bible

This video showed up in my Facebook Newsfeed this evening. Is this true? Regardless, let’s use this time to pray that God will use our current crisis to turn hearts to Himself. God, will You do it again? Will You send a Third Great Awakening to our country to spread around the world?

Patience in Suffering

James doesn’t mince words about suffering. He begins his book urging his readers to rejoice whenever they experience trials. And he wraps up his book with today’s Bible reading, urging his readers to be patient in suffering. (James 5:7-11) He fills in the gaps about suffering in between. In fact, James never refers to suffering…