Entries by Loyd Fox

Wonderful

Isaiah 9:6 For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

Emmanuel

Matthew 1:22-23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.

Pleasure Crazy

James 4:1-3 The desire for satisfaction and pleasure causes a civil war within a person.  Lust and greed will make you do crazy things.  You want what isn’t yours and will risk violence to get it.

Wisdom

James 3:13-18 Live well, live wisely, live humbly.  Real wisdom, God’s wisdom, begins with a holy life and is characterized by getting along with others.  It is gentle and reasonable, overflowing with mercy and blessings, not hot one day and cold the next, not two-faced.  Choose to real wisdom, God’s wisdom and not earthly wisdom.

Small but Powerful

James 3:1-12 We all stumble in our daily lives, nobody’s perfect.  Knowing this, we need to watch what we say.  The tongue is small, but it is capable of doing great things and it is also capable of destruction.  We give praise to our Lord one moment and curse our neighbor the next.  This should […]

The Perfect Gift

James 1:17-25 Every good and perfect gift is from God.  Be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.  Not only should we read God’s Word, we must also put it into action.

Temptation

James 1:13-16 God can not be tempted, nor does He Himself tempt anyone.  A person is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own desires.  Desire gives birth to sin and sin when it is fully grown brings death.