Fear and Faith (Part Three)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 4/24/2020
As we experience our battles and are tempted to complain as they become more severe, we can react in fear or faith. It is far better to respond with faith.
Fear and Faith (Part Two)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 4/17/2020
The spies returned on the 8th of Av, and as the 9th of Av began, the people murmured, beginning a long list of calamities to befall Israel on this date.
Fear and Faith (Part One)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 4/10/2020
How many times has God delivered by a way we never expected? Moses was probably ignorant of how God would save Israel, but he had the faith that He would!
The Widow and the Fatherless (Part Four)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 12/27/2019
What are some more tangible ways to help the widow, the fatherless, and the stranger? These points would help anyone, but keep in mind those we are focusing on.
The Widow and the Fatherless (Part Three)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 12/20/2019
God fills the first 15 verses of Isaiah 1 with a laundry list of sins, but He provides only two direct, uncomplicated verses on how to correct the problems.
The Widow and the Fatherless (Part Two)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 12/13/2019
God, through Jeremiah, puts the care of the widows, fatherless, and strangers near the top of the list of things people need to do to reform their ways.
The Widow and the Fatherless (Part One)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 12/6/2019
We can sum up the epistle of James with one verse: 'Pure and undefiled religion...is this: to visit orphans and widows..., and to keep oneself unspotted...."
Manoah (Part Two)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 9/27/2019
Commentators think very little of Manoah, Samson’s father, but a closer look at Judges 13 shows he is an example of true masculinity.
Manoah (Part One)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 9/20/2019
Manoah, father of Samson, has suffered a fair amount of criticism over the years. Was he really a horrible husband, father, and man in general?
The Peter Principle (Part Four)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 4/5/2019
God has given us certain gifts and the space to use them. He expects us to use them properly in service to Himself and the Body, and requires an accounting.
The Peter Principle (Part Three)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 3/29/2019
God has called us to be servants with humble attitudes. We are also expected to grow beyond that low-level position, gaining skills to perform well in our next job.
The Peter Principle (Part Two)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 3/22/2019
We have our physical job, and then we also have our spiritual job. They go hand in hand. We are a witness to those we work with and to all those we meet.
The Peter Principle (Part One)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 3/15/2019
The Peter Principle is a concept in business management developed by Laurence J. Peter: People in a hierarchy tend to rise to their level of incompetence.
Knowledge and Wisdom (Part Three)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 11/23/2018
Solomon urges us to seek wisdom as we would seek for buried treasure. Wisdom is more valuable than any physical treasure chest full of gold Eagles.
Knowledge and Wisdom (Part Two)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 11/16/2018
Some people seek fame and fortune with every waking hour. They are foolish because their priorities are wrong. What they are looking for has no value beyond the grave.
Knowledge and Wisdom (Part One)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 11/9/2018
Anyone, of any age, with the gift of God's Holy Spirit, through study, prayer, and meditation can gain wisdom, that skill in living that we all need and want.
Strangers to the Truth (Part Three)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 8/17/2018
Paul reveals the dividing line between the saved and the unsaved, the undeceived and the deceived: Those who do not have the 'love of the truth' will die.
Strangers to the Truth (Part Two)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 8/10/2018
In any sin, deceit is involved. Society considers lying as a whole to be harmless. Everyone does it, so it must be okay, right?
Strangers to the Truth (Part One)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 8/3/2018
I heard two different people--in the same week--say, 'Truth is relative.' Many people think 'truth' depends on the situation, what is at stake, and who they are.
Hope and Refuge (Part Three)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 9/29/2017
Christ fulfills the roles of both the blood avenger and the high priest. He is our Redeemer. Redemption involves the securing of release by the payment of a price.