William P. Smith: Haven’t there been times when your child pushed all your buttons, and you said and did things that later bothered your conscience? Why is your conscience uneasy? Weren’t you just correcting your child’s bad behavior? You are … Continue reading
Your daily dose of true beauty advice… When my paralysis finally began to sink in, when I realized it was permanent, I felt like my life had come to a dead end. I had absolutely no strength to fight off that … Continue reading
“You are good and do good; teach me your statutes.” Psalm 119:68 With the second anniversary of Evangelle’s homecoming approaching later this week, I’ve found myself thinking frequently about how clearly God’s sovereignty and goodness has been displayed in the … Continue reading
John MacArthur: Many have lost confidence in the sufficiency of God’s Word because they have never really learned its truths or how to apply it properly. Yet Scripture is a crucial part of the spiritual armor that makes up the … Continue reading
Lou Priolo: Perhaps the chief characteristic of the wise son spoken of in the book of Proverbs is that he “heeds his father’s instruction” (Prov. 13:1; cf. 1:8; 9:9, 19:20). On the other hand, the chief characteristic of the foolish … Continue reading
Your daily dose of true beauty advice… Job, like Paul, discovered a new place of intimacy with God though his severe suffering. And it is uniquely through suffering that we can find our way to the very heart of God. In … Continue reading
Wayne Grudem: Scripture in several places teaches that God does not need any part of creation in order to exist or for any other reason. God is absolutely independent and self-sufficient. Paul proclaims to the men of Athens, “The God … Continue reading
During His time here on earth, Jesus taught a very simple principle which has profound implications for understanding why we crazy humans do the things we do. In Luke 6:45 He said, “The good person out of the good treasure … Continue reading
Jani Ortlund Tenderness and good deeds ought to begin at home with your husband and your children. What needs for love and kindness are they expressing to you? Are you making an effort to hear them? Are you sensitive to these … Continue reading
Your daily dose of true beauty advice… Good works are God’s will for us. They are also the pathway of His blessing for us. Let’s embrace them confidently! Jesus taught that in our lives of service, we should take the attitude … Continue reading
Robert L. Plummer: Whatever portion of the Bible one is studying, it is important to remember that the person and saving work of Jesus Christ is the ultimate focus of God’s revelation. To his contemporaries, Jesus said, “You diligently study … Continue reading
I apologize for the lack of activity here at Precious Adornment this week. I encountered a stomach bug of some kind at the beginning of the week and haven’t yet returned to normal. :(
Lord willing, we’ll be back in business next week!
Louise B. Eavey The Little Boy Thou Gavest Me Dear Lord, I bring to Thee my son Whose tender years have scarce begun. In this wee frame I know full well A living soul has come to dwell Who needs … Continue reading
Your daily dose of true beauty advice… There is time to do anything and everything that God wants us to do. Obedience fits smoothly into His given framework. One thing that most certainly will not fit into it is worry. Here … Continue reading
There is always enough time to do the will of God.
For that we can never say, “I don’t have time.”
When we find ourselves frantic and frustrated,
harried and harassed and “hassled,” it is a sign that
we are running on our own schedule, not on God’s.