God Wants Children To Obey Their Parents

    “Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.” (Ephesians 6:1) I love to ride bikes; and when I was a young girl, I would ride my bike everywhere. I would take a spin around our block, go downtown, or visit my friend. Riding my bike was …

Jesus Wants You To Be a Light for Him

    “Ye are the light of the world….Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.”(Matthew 5:14a, 16) Have you ever been in an airplane at night? When you look down over a city as you are …

God’s Plan Is Perfect

    “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to His purpose.” (Romans 8:28) My mom loves to work with her hands. All around our house hang pictures she made by cross-stitch. Before she starts any …

God Responds to Prayer

    “And Hezekiah prayed before the LORD.” (2 Kings 19:15a) Hezekiah had good reason to pray! Hezekiah was the King of Judah. Maybe you’ve heard of Judah: it was a small nation, the only two tribes left over from the Twelve Tribes of Israel. And Hezekiah, King of Judah, had …

God Is King

    “The LORD is King for ever and ever: the heathen are perished out of his land.” (Psalm 10:16) “I’m king of the mountain!” shouted Sammy, as his younger siblings scrambled up the huge mound of dirt to dethrone him. The Rettus children were spending an afternoon playing King of …

God Wants You To Use His Power

    “And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me, for that he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry; Who was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and injurious: but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.” (1 Timothy 1:12-13) In this verse, …

Jesus Never Changes

    “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.” (Hebrews 13:8) Julie was sad. Sarah, her sister, had always been her best friend, but now Sarah was too busy to play. Every fall Julie and Sarah made big piles of leaves and jumped in them with …

God Wants Us to Set Our Eyes Upon Him

    “Remembering mine affliction and my misery, the wormwood and the gall. My soul hath them still in remembrance, and is humbled in me. This I recall to my mind, therefore have I hope. It is of the Lord’s mercies that w are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. …