Tag: world

  • Biblical Principle #79: God Oversees All Nations

    Biblical Principles List Principle God oversees all nations (and keeps wickedness in check). Explanation GOD oversees and interacts with humanity at multiple levels. We have previously established that GOD is just, hates sin, and that all sin must be punished. At the individual level, GOD watches our lives, recording our actions in His books (see…

  • December 9 – Practical Life Lessons

    Reading Rom. 12:1-16:27 Devotional Today’s reading concludes Paul’s letter to the Romans. These chapters are filled with very helpful, practical wisdom from GOD. Let’s consider some of these principles for today’s devotional: 1 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and…

  • October 29 – Jesus Taught in Parables

    Reading Matt. 13:1-30, 36-43 Mark 4:21-29 Matt. 13:31-33, 44-52, 34-35; Mark 4:33-34 Devotional Jesus taught in a number of different styles, but the most common teaching technique that He used was parables. A parable is a short story which illustrates a moral truth or principle, often by comparing things commonly found in nature or human…

  • What Does it Mean to be Salt and Light (Matthew 5:13-16)?

    Salt enhances taste, preserves, and irritates. As Christians we improve the taste of life to the lost and dying world. We improve the overall “taste” of humanity to GOD. We sow seed and water in the hearts of people which helps yield new branches on GOD’s vine. Salt keeps meat from spoiling, and Christians keep…