God Hears the Prayers of the Righteous

Proverbs 15:3 ESV “The eyes of the Lord are in every place, keeping watch on the evil and the good.” The Lord knows what is going on, even if we don’t. He sees behind closed doors and he hears private conversations and he can see what is being viewed on the internet by all of … Continue reading God Hears the Prayers of the Righteous

Lovers of Self and Not of God

Isaiah 1:1-3 ESV “The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth; for the Lord has spoken: ‘Children have I reared and brought up, but they have rebelled against … Continue reading Lovers of Self and Not of God

The School of Hard Knocks

Matthew 10:34-36 ESV “Do not think that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I have not come to bring peace, but a sword. For I have come to set a man against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law. And a person's enemies will be … Continue reading The School of Hard Knocks

The Lonely and Rejected

They talk to you as though you’re no one, As though you’re pointless, waste of time. They treat you as though you’re a burden, As though you are not worth a dime. They treat you as though you know nothing, Like they should be God’s voice to you. They act like you’re just in the … Continue reading The Lonely and Rejected

The Slander of False Christians

Revelation 2:8-11 ESV “And to the angel of the church in Smyrna write: ‘The words of the first and the last, who died and came to life. “‘I know your tribulation and your poverty (but you are rich) and the slander of those who say that they are Jews and are not, but are a … Continue reading The Slander of False Christians

I Weep Over Them

Psalms 59:1-4 ESV “Deliver me from my enemies, O my God; protect me from those who rise up against me; deliver me from those who work evil, and save me from bloodthirsty men. “For behold, they lie in wait for my life; fierce men stir up strife against me. For no transgression or sin of … Continue reading I Weep Over Them

Wake Up From Your Sleep!

Romans 13:8-10 ESV “Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. For the commandments, ‘You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,’ and any other commandment, are summed up in this word: ‘You shall love … Continue reading Wake Up From Your Sleep!

I Pray this Would be the Time

Many false commitments That were not true to form. Many false confessions That not to Christ conformed. Many empty chatters That ne’er went anywhere. Many lies, deceptions, And not the truth was shared. Many staged professions Of faith, faith not sincere. Many times admissions Of sin, not truth in gear. Many are such wand’rings Of … Continue reading I Pray this Would be the Time

I Want You to Know

Philippians 1:12-14 ESV “I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel, so that it has become known throughout the whole imperial guard and to all the rest that my imprisonment is for Christ. And most of the brothers, having become confident in the Lord … Continue reading I Want You to Know

Idolatry Coupled with Immorality

Isaiah 46:1-2 ESV “Bel bows down; Nebo stoops; their idols are on beasts and livestock; these things you carry are borne as burdens on weary beasts. They stoop; they bow down together; they cannot save the burden, but themselves go into captivity.” What is an idol? Does it have to be anything physical? What does … Continue reading Idolatry Coupled with Immorality