Are You Lonely and Afflicted?

Psalms 25:8-10 ESV “Good and upright is the Lord; therefore he instructs sinners in the way. He leads the humble in what is right, and teaches the humble his way. All the paths of the Lord are steadfast love and faithfulness, for those who keep his covenant and his testimonies.” When I was around the … Continue reading Are You Lonely and Afflicted?

Not Wanting You to be Unaware

2 Corinthians 1:3-7 ESV “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by … Continue reading Not Wanting You to be Unaware

The Cravings of the Flesh

Isaiah 55:1 ESV “Come, everyone who thirsts…” What do You Thirst for? What does it mean to thirst, in this context? It means “desire, longing, hunger, craving, yearning, appetite, wanting, aching, and pining.” This word “thirst” can be referring to the lusts of the flesh or the desires of the Spirit. It is whatever we … Continue reading The Cravings of the Flesh

Then We Will Know Peace

What we read here in Lamentations 3 is a picture of someone who is suffering extreme misery due to the sins of others, and due to no fault of his own. It was their sins which was causing him such misery. Because of their sins all this calamity was coming upon him. And even though … Continue reading Then We Will Know Peace

They Persecute with Evil Purpose

With my Whole Heart Psalms 119:145-146 ESV “With my whole heart I cry; answer me, O Lord! I will keep your statutes. I call to you; save me, that I may observe your testimonies.” My heart is my inner self, my mind, my will, my soul, and the core or the essence of who I … Continue reading They Persecute with Evil Purpose

From Now on Sin no More

John 8:1-6 ESV “But Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. Early in the morning he came again to the temple. All the people came to him, and he sat down and taught them. The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery, and placing her in the midst they … Continue reading From Now on Sin no More

Deliverance from All Fears

Psalms 34:1-7 ESV “I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul makes its boast in the Lord; let the humble hear and be glad. Oh, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together! “I sought the Lord, and he answered me … Continue reading Deliverance from All Fears

The Support Group

Psalm 86:14-17 NIV “Arrogant foes are attacking me, O God; ruthless people are trying to kill me— they have no regard for you. But you, Lord, are a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness. Turn to me and have mercy on me; show your strength in behalf of your … Continue reading The Support Group

Love and Respect

Psalm 119:161-163 “Princes persecute me without cause, but my heart stands in awe of your words. I rejoice at your word like one who finds great spoil. I hate and abhor falsehood, but I love your law.” *Before I get into today’s lesson, I need to state this first. My husband and I agreed together … Continue reading Love and Respect

The Wicked Lie in Wait

Psalm 119:92-93 “If your law had not been my delight, I would have perished in my affliction. I will never forget your precepts, for by them you have given me life.” In this life we will have trouble. We will face difficult challenges which try our faith. We will have wicked people who are out … Continue reading The Wicked Lie in Wait