Loving God in Word and in Deed

By Peter Amsterdam


“And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.”
—Colossians 3:17

In word

The age-old problem many of us often face is finding the time to read and study God’s Word. We all have a desire to read and study the Word, but there . . .  read more

Reacting Positively

A compilation


Faith is reacting positively to a negative situation.

—Dr. Robert Schuller


The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than failures, than successes, than what other people think or say or do. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill. It will make or break a company, a church, a home. The remarkable thing . . .  read more

Answers to Your Questions…


Q: I feel like my life has been ruined because of the deep hurt that someone caused me. What can I do to get over the pain, hurt, and resentment I feel?

A: Someone has said, “Forgiveness is the key that unlocks the door of resentment and the handcuffs of hate. It is the power that breaks the chains of bitterness and the shackles of selfishness.”

If you want to get rid of your resentment and bitterness, the first step is to forgive—and to truly forgive someone, you have to let . . .  read more

God’s Only Law Is Love!


In the beginning, God created us to freely choose to love and obey Him as His grateful children. He preferred that our obedience to Him be out of love, and thus there were very few rules. Everything was to be done voluntarily, because we loved and respected Him and appreciated His love and care. That was God’s original plan.

But as people became more and more disobedient and evil, God had to give them more and more stringent laws and regulations, which are found in the Old Testament, . . .  read more

Forgive One Another

A compilation


Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.

—Colossians 3:13 NIV


What is true love if not to forgive the one who you feel has done you great harm? What is a true manifestation of the Lord’s Spirit if not to love your enemies, to do good to them that do you harm, to turn the other cheek? This is love. This . . .  read more