Author Archives: The Teachable Heart

About The Teachable Heart

A Teachable Heart, as described in Mark 4:20, is 'good soil' that hears and understands God's Word, accepts it as His revealed truth, and applies it to produce fruit. Learn more about the ministry at: www.TheTeachableHeart.com

Faith, Action, and Love

He was one of the few people who amazed Jesus.  And by all accounts he was an amazing guy who had the respect and admiration of everyone.  Was he one of the disciples?  No.  One of the Jewish leaders?  No.  … Continue reading

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Praiseworthy Protection

Lord, we praise you today for Your hand of protection over us!   (To receive free daily devotions via email, subscribe at: https://theteachableheart.com/classrooms-%26-devotions. For more information about the ministry, or to order the devotional books, visit: https://theteachableheart.com/books.)

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The Real Danger

As their king, David had an important part to play in keeping God’s people safe.  Just like today, Israel was surrounded by hostile enemies, and Jerusalem’s walls required constant guarding.  As their leader, David was aware of the threats from … Continue reading

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A Breath of Life

There will undoubtedly be countless stories which emerge following the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic.  But perhaps none will be better than that of Don Giuseppe Berardelli.  Berardelli was a 72 year-old priest serving a parish in Casnigo, Italy.  As one of … Continue reading

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Not a Blind Faith

Perhaps you’re familiar with the accounts of how the disciples readily dropped everything and followed Jesus.  And certainly they set a wonderful example of willingness to make the pursuit of Christ a top priority. However, recently I reread Jesus’ calling … Continue reading

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Fill in the Blank

As a student, I loved “fill in the blank” test questions.  They were as easy as they came!  Yet there is one fill in the blank question that far too many people miss – and miss with serious consequences.  It … Continue reading

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The Beauty of the Benediction

The Lord bless you  and keep you; the Lord make his face shine on you  and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace. (Numbers 6:24-26) Perhaps like me, you’ve heard a pastor or other speaker end their message with … Continue reading

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