Envy- The Green Eyed Monster

Envy- The Green Eyed Monster

Envy:  “Discontent at the excellence or good fortune of another, frequently in the Bible with the distinct idea of malice or spite.  The revisions often replace it with jealousy”  (Cruden’s Complete Concordance). From this definition we can see that envy is a feeling...
Hope

Hope

Hope.  This is a wonderful word.  In fact, some people are named after this wonderful word.  I have a niece with a middle name of “Hope.”  I know people who are called by this name “Hope” on a regular basis.  It is no wonder that parents name their children after this...
A Love Letter

A Love Letter

From a loving Father to His children (I John 3:1), God inspired the Bible—His word of truth (John17:17).  As the good Father He not only tells His children what we should do, but also gives a record, cover to cover, of what He has done for you and me. It has been...
How Children Learn to Speak

How Children Learn to Speak

I heard a foreign language teacher say that a child generally speaks his first language better by the age of six than he will ever speak a second. There is a remarkable window of learning at this stage of life. Children acquire new words at an astounding rate even thoug...
Affection Speaks

Affection Speaks

The father of the faithful told a half truth (Gen. 20:1-12). His son, Isaac, told less truth than that when he, too, told the Philistine king Abimelech that his wife Rebekah was his sister (Gen. 26:7). Both men were found out, but the record tells that the king saw...