Stand Firm

Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.– Eph 6:11 Continuously and consciously clothe yourself with truth, righteousness, the gospel, faith,salvation and God’s word so that you can daily stand firm against the devil’s schemes. The truth that there is a creator grounds our work, and our lives into a reality that is larger than ourselves. The truth of sin, provides an explanation for things that we perceive that are Continue reading Stand Firm

Be Strong In The Lord

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power – Eph 6:10 As Christians, some of the challenges we face in the workplace are of our own doing—consequences of our actions and attitudes.That’s why Paul warns us to live in such a way that nobody can find fault in what we do. Some of the other challenges we face in the workplace are part of living and working in a fallen world. Storms, sickness, weeds, broken down machinery, Continue reading Be Strong In The Lord

Rejoice!

You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.  — Isaiah 26:3 It’s easy on Sunday to sing about rejoicing in the Lord, but when you leave church and the realities of life sink in, it can be hard to find joy and peace. When you focus on what you perceive to be bad or wrong about stressful situations, it’s hard to rejoice because you cannot see God or what God is doing. Continue reading Rejoice!

Why Are You Afraid?

When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.In God, whose word I praise— In God I trust and am not afraid. What can mere mortals do to me? (Ps 56:3-4) At those moments when you’re afraid, is God trustworthy? We were sitting on the eleventh floor, in the middle of a lunchtime Bible study. Suddenly the fire alarm went off. It was a loud,annoying, persistent beeping. After a few minutes, a voice came over the speaker.“An alarm condition Continue reading Why Are You Afraid?