Need Help? (John 14:16-17)

“And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Counselor to be with you forever- the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be in you. I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.” (John 14:16-17)

Not too long ago, my children started following our church’s daily Bible reading plan along with my wife and I. It’s been such a blessing spending family time with them each day, praying, discussing what we’ve read, and sharing what the Lord has put on our hearts.

One of the things I taught my children to do each day before they start reading the Word, is to pray and ask the Holy Spirit to guide them and give them wisdom, insight, and understanding that can only come from Him. (more…)

Reflections of the Heart (Proverbs 27:19)

“As water reflects the face, so one’s life reflects the heart.” (Prov. 27:19)

In Matthew 7:15-20, Jesus describes to us how we are to recognize a tree and its fruit, or in other words, a person and their heart. While he opens the passage pointing to false prophets, the same principle applies to all, especially to those claiming to be of God. (more…)