Posts by Phil Hunt

Word For The Day: Laziness

As we continue with the topic of God and entertainment, I would like to share with you about another danger of endless entertainment, which is kind of a progression of yesterday’s topic. That is, when you become a slave to endless entertainment you fall in the sin of LAZINESS. I passed by the field of…

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Word For The Day: Dangers of Endless Entertainment

Yesterday I introduced to you the topic of “God and entertainment” and we said that even our entertainment must be done to the glory of God. I would like to now to talk to you, for the next couple of days, about the dangers of endless entertainment; what happens in our hearts and lives when…

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Word For The Day: Can We Glorify God With Entertainment?

Two days ago, we had a great meeting with our cross connect (young adults group) in which we had a greatly edifying discussion about our relationship with God and our relationship with entertainment. It is no secret that we live in a time when entertainment seems to be one of the biggest gods of the…

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Word For The Day: Kindness Toward An Offender

Today’s Word for the Day comes to us from Ephesians 4:32. At this point, it would be a good idea to read Ephesians 4:29-32 for some context. We continue the study of God’s Kindness. WHAT: Yesterday we looked at Psalm 51:1 and we saw that God’s kindness motivates and encourages us to approach Him in…

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Word For The Day: God’s Kindness Draws Us To Repeentance

The Word for Today is taken from Psalm 51:1. We continue with the theme of kindness today. Perhaps you can stop for a moment and read all of Psalm 51. WHAT: The background for this Psalm is 2 Samuel 11 and 12. In 2 Samuel 11, David committed adultery with Bathsheba then had her husband…

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Word For The Day: Expression of God’s Kindness

The Word for the Day comes from Titus 3:4-5. Here we are looking at an example of God’s kindness expressed towards us. Please read Titus 3:4-5 now. WHAT: Paul is summarizing the gospel in these two verses. Paul uses the phrase that God’s “goodness and kindness appeared”, he is referring to the incarnation of Jesus…

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Word For The Day: The Kindness of God

This morning we are taking the Word for the Day from Psalm 136. On Sunday mornings we are working our way through Ruth. One of the major themes in Ruth is God’s kindness. Sometimes the word for His kindness is “steadfast love” as translated in Psalm 136. The phrase “steadfast love” incorporates the ideas of…

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Word For The Day: Relationship With God

Let’s face it, we all want things to go according to plan, and none of us enjoy adversity. We have been discovering, though, that there are many ways in which we profit from adversity. One of the most valuable ways we benefit from trials is when they push us deeper into a relationship with God.…

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Word For The Day: Fellowship of Suffering

How well do you know the people you worship with every Sunday? We may worship with people, pray, and even serve with them without ever experiencing a fellowship bond. Trials and afflictions are used by God to draw us together. They break down barriers between us and destroy the illusion that we are self-sufficient.  John,…

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Word For The Day: Prepared For Service

The older I get, the more I recognize that difficult and sometimes painful circumstances in my past were the instruments God used to shape me for service today. One reason God brings adversity into our lives is to equip us for effective service. In the book of Genesis, we have a long story about Joseph…

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