Matthew 5:3 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens. Matthew 5:3 New International Version, ©2011 (NIV) 3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:3 GOD’S WORD Translation (GW) 3“Blessed are those who [are poor... Continue Reading →
1 Peter 5:8-10 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 8 Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. 9 Resist him and be firm in the faith, knowing that the same sufferings are being experienced by your brothers in the world. 10 After you have suffered for a little while, the... Continue Reading →
Edward D. Andrews 2 Corinthians 13:5 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 5 Keep testing yourselves to see if you are in the faith. Keep examining yourselves! Or do you not realize this about yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you, unless indeed you fail to meet the test? When was the last time that we truly... Continue Reading →
Intense negative thinking will always lead to at least a minor depressive episode or simple, painful emotion. Our thoughts based on a good mood will be entirely different from those based on our being upset.
In the 20th century alone, the United States saw the First World War or Great War, Russian Civil War, Second World War, as well as the Cold War, French Indochina War, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Persian Gulf War, the Afghan War, the Iraq War, and the ongoing War on Terror. One would... Continue Reading →
The Father and the Son know our minds and hearts, as they created the first human couple. It was said of the Father to the Israelites, ‘for I am your healer.” (Ex. 15:26) Luke said of Jesus, that he “went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him.” (Ac 10:38) Therefore, we have the help we need to become spiritually strong and to remain that way until the return of Christ.