“She puts her hands to the distaff, and her hands hold the spindle. She opens her hand to the poor and reaches out her hands to the needy. … Give her of the fruit of her hands, and let her works praise her in the gates” (Proverbs 31:19-20, 31 ESV).
In last week’s article we discussed the information one can extract from the examination of the hand. We concluded with encouragement to develop hands that would reveal that we are people of God. But what do those hands look like? How does one know that they are the hands of righteous people? The Bible teaches that certain traits belong to the hands of those who follow God. Continue reading “Hands of the righteous”
By Johnny O. Trail — Drives returning home after Wednesday evening services are typically uneventful. Last Wednesday was vastly different than what I typically experience on my commute from mid-week Bible study. The tragic experience I came upon made me ponder a few things of spiritual importance.
As I was topping a hill on the way home, I saw a motorcycle laying in the ditch. Just a bit further down the road, there was a white car that had wrapped itself around a tree. Since my eldest son typically drives himself and his brothers to and from church in his car, my concerns were immediately raised. He too, drives a white vehicle. Continue reading “One less day”
When it comes to how we live, we tend to either be like thermometers or thermostats. In no ambiguous terms, the New Testament informs us that we should be similar to the latter and not the former. Continue reading “Thermometers or thermostats?”