Let’s Do

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to Him, and He will make your paths straight (Proverbs 3:5-6). I was reading a blog which contained the video clip of Yoda and Luke Skywalker – where his ship has sunk … Keep reading …

Add Godliness To Your Perseverance

Peter tells us that God has given us EVERYTHING we need to live a godly life (2 Peter 1:3). We are to add godliness to our perseverance (2 Peter 1:6). Paul tells us that God’s salvation teaches us to say “NO” to all ungodliness (Titus 2:11-12), and that we are … Keep reading …

Good Friday – A Day to Remember

Chosen and Purchased to Display: But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a dedicated nation, [God’s] own purchased, special people, that you may set forth the wonderful deeds and display the virtues and perfections of Him Who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light. 1 Peter … Keep reading …

Add to your self-control perseverance (2 Peter 1:6)

Perseverance or patient endurance means we will not be swerved from our deliberate purpose and loyalty to faith in God even when faced with the greatest trials and sufferings (Hebrews 10:36) We use phrases like “Stand your ground”; “Stick with it”; “Never quit” and “Never give in” to encourage ourselves … Keep reading …

Add Self-Control (2 Peter 1:6)

God has not given us a spirit of fear but one of power, love, a sound mind (one that exercises self-control and self-discipline) (2 Timothy 1:7 Amplified). He asks us to use this self-control He has placed in us (Galatians 5:22-23) to say no to all ungodliness and worldly passions … Keep reading …

My Unexpected But Much Appreciated Days Off

This is the day that the Lord has made I will be glad and rejoice in it. (Psalm 118:24) And rejoice I did, several times from the Wednesday till the end of Sunday morning. Jesus had arranged a special, for me only, retreat to recharge me from the weariness of … Keep reading …

Add Knowledge

“5In view of all this, make every effort to respond to God’s promises. Supplement your faith with a generous provision of moral excellence, and moral excellence with knowledge,” (2 Peter 1:5-9) We are to add knowledge. We need to become, as Thayer puts it, thoroughly acquainted with the Word of … Keep reading …