Was Jesus a Friend of Sinners?

DAILY DEVOTIONAL: DAY 204 “The Son of man is come eating and drinking; and ye say, Behold a gluttonous man, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners” (Luke 7:34, KJV). Was Jesus a friend of sinners? The answer is, “No.” We shall soon find out why. Let’s start by examining the context ofContinue reading “Was Jesus a Friend of Sinners?”

You Are as Sharp as the Company You Keep

Daily Devotional: Day 198 “As iron sharpens iron, so a man sharpens the countenance of his friend” (Proverbs 27:17, NKJV). You don’t get to choose your parents, siblings or relatives. But you get to choose who will be your friend. Some don’t think about this, but whenever you make a choice, you are revealing whoContinue reading “You Are as Sharp as the Company You Keep”

Celebrating the Success of Others

Daily Devotional: Day 165 “So the women sang as they danced, and said: “Saul has slain his thousands, And David his ten thousands.” Then Saul became very angry, for this saying displeased him; and he said, “They have ascribed to David ten thousands, but to me they have ascribed thousands. Now what more can he have but the kingdom?” (1 SamuelContinue reading “Celebrating the Success of Others”

Let’s Talk about Love and Kisses

Daily Devotional: Day 100 “Now His betrayer had given them a sign, saying, “Whomever I kiss, He is the One; seize Him.” Immediately he went up to Jesus and said, “Greetings, Rabbi!” and kissed Him” (Matthew 26: 48-49, NKJV). Not every kiss is a kiss of love. Jesus found out the hard way. His ownContinue reading “Let’s Talk about Love and Kisses”