Knowing and Doing

James 1:2-4 ESV Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. Trials of Various Kinds Are you going through a trial right … Continue reading Knowing and Doing

Unmet Expectations

Scenario: The church at large, particularly here in the USA, though not the entire church, or every individual believer in Jesus Christ, has adapted itself to a false grace gospel. This gospel has all the appearance of being the true gospel, but it is deceptive, for it is a half-truth gospel promising people a false … Continue reading Unmet Expectations

Don’t Be a Slacker!

As I was praying about what the Lord Jesus would have me write this evening, for I knew he was giving me another devotional to write, he put in my mind this passage of scripture found in Proverbs 6:6 (KJV): “Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.” “A sluggard is … Continue reading Don’t Be a Slacker!

Please Don’t Hate Me!

Please don’t hate me because I think differently from you on some things, or because I don’t celebrate Jesus Christ in all the same ways in which you do, or because my understanding of what scripture teaches may be a little bit different from yours. For, we both claim to believe in Jesus Christ, and … Continue reading Please Don’t Hate Me!

He is Watching

Sunday, October 22, 2017, 6:22 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “To Be Like Him.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Proverbs 15 (quoting select vv. NASB). Good and Evil 3 The eyes of the Lord are in every place, Watching the evil and the good. 8 The … Continue reading He is Watching

Light to the Eyes

Monday, October 2, 2017, 9:22 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Lord, I Need You.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Proverbs 29 (Select vv. NASB). Stiff-Necked and Ensnared 1 A man who hardens his neck after much reproof Will suddenly be broken beyond remedy. 3 A man … Continue reading Light to the Eyes

Do We Forget?

Sunday, May 14, 2017, 5:14 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Full Release.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read James 1:19-27 (ESV). Quick to Hear (vv. 19-21) Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger … Continue reading Do We Forget?