All Stirred Up

“Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred in him, when he saw the city wholly given to idolatry.” Acts 17:16 Whatever riles us up or weighs us down reveals where we are in our walk with the Lord. Soul-stirrings. That’s what’s described in...

As Seed On Hard Ground

“And when they heard of the Resurrection of the dead, some mocked—and others said, ‘We will hear you again on this matter’.” Acts 17:32 When our best efforts fall short and our words fall on deaf ears, we must still give God thanks and move on. “A babbling...

The Danger of Compromise

“Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour; so does a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honor.” Ecclesiastes 10:1 As someone once said, “You give an inch, they’ll take a mile.” A foothold soon becomes a...

Foolish Words

“The words of a wise man’s mouth are gracious; but, the lips of a fool will swallow up himself. The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness—and the end of his talk is mischievous madness. A fool also is full of words; a man cannot tell what shall be—and...

Be Careful What You Say

“Curse not the king, no not in your thought. And curse not the rich in your bedchamber—for a bird of the air shall carry the voice and that which has wings shall tell the matter.” Ecclesiastes 10:20 As someone once said, “If you can’t say something good, don’t say...