The Heaviness of Depression

Proverbs 12:25 Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad. When I was in my early days of adulthood, I had friends who experienced depression. I often failed to grasp how big of a toll that it took on them and how much it weighed them down.…

How to Respond to Hurt: Facing the Hurt

This is part two in a four part series dealing with hurt based out of Matthew 5 43-48. To read part one click here. Matthew 5:43-48 43 Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. 44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them…

How to Respond to Hurt: Responding Properly

This is part one in a four part series dealing with hurt based out of Matthew 5:43-48. Recently, my wife wrote an article titled “3 Ways to Pray for Those Who Are Hurting.” Be sure to check it out. The response to the article has been very positive, with some folks writing and telling her how…

Communicate In All Good Things

Monday Musings Galatians 6:6 “Let him that is taught in the word communicate unto him that teacheth in all good things.” Galatians 6:7-10 is a very familiar passage to many believers. I am sure many have heard sermons based upon it. The main point usually centers on verse 7 which says, “Be not deceived; God…

A Protected Heart

Monday Musings Proverbs 4:23 Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life. If you have been a Christian for any length of time, you know that all your problems did not magically disappear after you trusted Christ as your Saviour. The world did not simply get out of…

What Are You Filled With?

Monday Musings “And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;” Ephesians 5:18 Have you ever been to an event with food but you just couldn’t bring yourself to eat much of the food because you were just not that hungry? All the food looked delicious and wonderful, and…