The Oath

It is very comforting to know that, although we are in a worthless condition, God’s love blots out our sin. “Though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow” (Isaiah 1:18). It is not possible to function in a daily walk of victory with Christ without...

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Learn of Him

The Apostle Paul knew he was nothing in himself, but by the grace of God he knew he had something great to offer people. “Although I am less than the least of all of God’s people, this grace was given me; to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of...

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Your Frame of Reference

A person’s frame of reference is that supporting structure upon which he bases all evaluation. The frame of reference provides a foundation for judgments and a support for decisions. It decides for you and is your standard. Your frame of reference is you. God wants believers to have as their...

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The Guardian

Contentment is derived only from the Lord. In this verse, He promises to be our sustenance, and it has nothing whatsoever to do with our earthly lot in life. Philippians 4:7 describes the manner in which the peace of God becomes a great and rich provision. This peace is defined...

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Regardless I Will Have Peace

The Apostle Paul learned the secret of contentment, which means that he was satisfied to the point where his soul could not be disturbed or disquieted regardless of external situations in his life. The sufferings of the Apostle Paul were extremely intense because of his ministry and calling. He endured...

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True Rest

When a person is restless, he has not come to Jesus to find rest. He looks to himself and others to find joy and peace, but it is a futile attempt. The only true rest for his soul is the rest that God has provided for His people (1). There...

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His Word — Our Life

As a child of God, all of God’s promises belong to us. For us to receive all the gifts that Christ offers, we must look to the Scriptures, learn of their content, and appropriate what we find. The Word of God, is rich with promises that have already been made,...

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He is All

Remember that God is sovereign. His plan is perfect. Since He is righteous (2), He will deal with us in perfect justice. Since God is just (3), He will never do anything that is unfair, and He is love (4), He will love us in each situation of need. In...

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Much Richer

One of Satan’s strategies is to keep believers looking for their portion in this life instead of from God (2). One of these portions is in materialistic things such as wealth. The Christian who trusts in his wealth, depending upon it for his happiness, is in reality bankrupt. He has...

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