Category Archives: Devotional

Healing Wounds Lightly

Which do you prefer, making people happy or making people sad? Would you rather have people like you or dislike you? Would you rather tell people things…

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Grace Towards Good Works

How good works and the grace of God are related ought not be confusing to Christians. This teaching runs all through the New Testament, but many fail…

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Stopping the Pendulum

Sometimes when I think of issues of error, I imagine a pendulum. What I mean is that there is often an overreaction to error that leads to…

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A Lesson in a Dull Chapter

A Lesson in a Dull Chapter Posted on August 16, 2019 by pastortravislv In Nehemiah 3, we have recorded for us a list of those who began work on repairing the…

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A Key To Fearing God

Christians, if we have been biblically taught, we know that we are supposed to be God-fearers. But we do struggle to know what that looks like. I…

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A Deadly Pragmatism

What is better, to do what is right or to do what works? Do the ends justify the means? Can we compromise formal righteousness for a result…

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Hope or Vanity

Is it worth it to follow God? That was the question that I asked in a message on Malachi 3:13-4:3. You see, at the end of Malachi…

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Not That Complicated

Sometimes we see in Scripture truth that is just not that complicated. The gospel is not complicated, though many times we seem to make it so. How…

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Protection, Resented, and Praised

Song of Solomon is one of those books either we simply ignore or we somehow over-interpret. If you go through a study of the book, which is…

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Revisiting the Fear of God

Exodus 1:21 – And because the midwives feared God… Peeking at a commentary on Exodus 1, I ran across a brief description of the topic of fearing…

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