Our Daily Bread

Faith, Fellowship and a big, hearty portion of Our Daily Bread.

Our Daily Bread: Gossip

Proverbs 10:18-21 (New International Version)

As I was reading along in my bible this morning, I stopped to reflect on these verses. My goodness, isn't this the truth? How often does our tongue get us in trouble... usually from the lack of brain to mouth filter. Mama was right when she said, "If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all". Read the full post here

Our Daily Bread: Discipline

Hebrews 12

Discipline is never fun. Regardless of our knowledge that righteousness and peace will result from it, we would still like to avoid it. Especially when you are getting a heavenly slap on the hand by God. But take heart! God disciplines us because He knows what we could be...what we should be...and He is helping us get there. Like any loving father, God loves His children and does not want to harm us. Instead, God will discipline us to correct whatever sinful pattern or behavior we are choosing to partake in. Jeremiah 29:11 says:
"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future."
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Our Daily Bread: Faith Without faith it is impossible to please God. Stew on that for a moment. Without faith it is impossible to please God. What a powerful statement. Faith is obviously and blatantly critical to pleasing God and, therefore, it is something that we should take very seriously. In Hebrews 11:1 we see that "Faith is being sure of what we hope for (faith in future things) and certain of what we do not see (faith toward invisible things)". Now that we have an idea of what faith means, we can re-read Hebrews 11:6 with a clearer idea of what is pleasing/displeasing to God.

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