Persuasive Arguments

The Lord Jesus led me to read Colossians 2 (vv. 1-7 NASB). We have been instructed in scripture to expect to be opposed, if we are truly following Jesus Christ with our lives. But, it isn’t just us who are being opposed, but it is the gospel of our salvation which is coming under fire, … Continue reading Persuasive Arguments

If You Have

The Lord Jesus led me to read Colossians 3 (vv. 1-4 NASB) Therefore, if you have been raised up with Christ… That word “if” is a big word, although it often goes unnoticed. When we see this word “if” show up in scripture, we should take notice, for it implies uncertainty, the unknown, or that … Continue reading If You Have

The Easy Life?

The Lord Jesus led me to read Psalm 95 (vv. 7b-11 NASB). Has God blessed us today with life? Is there food in our stomachs? Do we have roofs over our heads? Do we have warm places to sleep? Are we adequately clothed? Not everyone is so blessed! How often do we, who are so … Continue reading The Easy Life?

Our Only God

The Lord Jesus led me to read Psalm 95 (vv. 1-7a NIV). Do you ever feel saddened by circumstances or by how people respond to you? You know what God has called you to do. You know the words of encouragement he has whispered in your heart. You heard him clearly. There is no doubt … Continue reading Our Only God

“I Can’t!”

The Lord Jesus led me to read Psalm 1 (vv. 1-3 ESV). When I was a child, I had few people, if any, to encourage me that I could do anything other than maybe sing. I was the middle child of five children in my family. And, I had a father who didn’t think much … Continue reading “I Can’t!”

One with God

The Lord Jesus led me to read John 17 (vv. 20-26 NIV). Continuing with Jesus’ prayer for those who were already his, by faith, and for those who would yet come to know him as their Lord and Savior… “My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in … Continue reading One with God

His Goodness to Us

The Lord Jesus led me to read John 17 (vv. 1-19 ESV). Jesus Christ, the Son of God, when he walked this earth, was fully God yet fully man. He suffered just like we suffer, and he was tempted in like manner as we are also tempted, yet without sin. Although, when on the earth, … Continue reading His Goodness to Us