Full of Abounding Truth

Read Psalm 86. Today’s verse says, “But Lord, Your nurturing love is tender and gentle. You are slow to get angry yet so swift to show Your faithful love. You are full of abounding grace and truth” (Psalm 86:15 TPT). Note again, the verse says “grace and truth” — you have to have a balance … Continue reading Full of Abounding Truth

Rabbit in the Weeds

My neighbor’s overgrowth of weeds has reached nearly 3 feet. It is a perfect hiding spot for a rabbit, that is, until my Labrador decides he wants to retrieve him. I keep him from having any success; however, this morning he did shock the rabbit he uncovered with his keen abilities. The rabbit, stunned and … Continue reading Rabbit in the Weeds

Correct Explanations

Paul tells Timothy to “be a good worker.” Part of being a good worker means you do not “need to be ashamed.” Why? Because you are walking closely with God and teaching the Word as He desires. There is no shame in teaching the word of truth correctly. Note the second part, correctly explains the … Continue reading Correct Explanations

Keep Close Watch

Paul reminds Timothy to keep a close watch on himself—to watch his life and his teaching closely. In doing this, in staying true, in persevering, Paul says, “you will save both yourself and your hearers” (NIV). We also need to keep a close watch on our life and our teaching. Our teaching should be something … Continue reading Keep Close Watch