An Original Work / October 21, 2020 Pondering my heart’s desire, Lord, of You, I must inquire, What, of me, do You require So that I obey Your will? Living in a situation, Often found in tribulation, Want to sing in jubilation, My heart Holy Spirit fill. Be my vision, live Your mission, Circumstances not … Continue reading Ponderings
Isaiah 40:3-5 ESV A voice cries: “In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord; make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain and hill be made low; the uneven ground shall become level, and the rough places a plain. And the glory of … Continue reading Make it Straight, Not Crooked
The Lord put this song in my mind only for the purpose of illustration, and not in any way condoning or supporting its message: Can't Help Falling in Love Songwriters: George David Weiss / Hugo E. Peretti / Luigi Creatore Wise men say Only fools rush in But I can't help falling in love with … Continue reading Falling in Love?
By the Righteousness of God 2 Peter 1:1-2 ESV “To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ: “May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord." What is this faith? The word … Continue reading Who Have Obtained a Faith
Psalms 37:1-2 ESV “Fret not yourself because of evildoers; be not envious of wrongdoers! For they will soon fade like the grass and wither like the green herb.” How would you define an evildoer? Certainly, anyone who commits sin does evil, but the context is not of those who may occasionally sin, but of those … Continue reading Delight Yourself in The Lord
The Wicked Plots Psalms 37:12-15 ESV “The wicked plots against the righteous and gnashes his teeth at him, but the Lord laughs at the wicked, for he sees that his day is coming. “The wicked draw the sword and bend their bows to bring down the poor and needy, to slay those whose way is … Continue reading Better is Little
Psalms 27:1 ESV “The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?” The Lord is my only light. He is my only salvation. He is the only stronghold of my life. Therefore, I will not fear. I will … Continue reading Comfort and Healing
Psalms 27:11-14 ESV “Teach me your way, O Lord, and lead me on a level path because of my enemies. Give me not up to the will of my adversaries; for false witnesses have risen against me, and they breathe out violence. “I believe that I shall look upon the goodness of the Lord in … Continue reading The Way of The Lord
The Noise of the Enemy Psalms 55:1-3 ESV “Give ear to my prayer, O God, and hide not yourself from my plea for mercy! Attend to me, and answer me; I am restless in my complaint and I moan, because of the noise of the enemy, because of the oppression of the wicked. For they … Continue reading They Drop Trouble Upon Me
Wantonly Treacherous Psalms 25:1-3 ESV “To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul. O my God, in you I trust; let me not be put to shame; let not my enemies exult over me. Indeed, none who wait for you shall be put to shame; they shall be ashamed who are wantonly treacherous.” As … Continue reading How Many are My Foes?