I live in the United States of America, which is a wealthy nation, an affluent nation in many respects. It isn’t that everyone here is wealthy, but perhaps by third world standards we all are. We have many freedoms and privileges that people in other nations do not have. We are pretty much free to … Continue reading Fattening Your Hearts?
Introduction I am reading in Zephaniah, chapter three, for my time with the Lord today. This is speaking of Jerusalem, which today is the church, the bride of Christ. Yet, the true church is the people who have trusted in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior of their lives. It is not a building, not … Continue reading Reality
Isaiah 48:1-6a NIV “Listen to this, you descendants of Jacob, you who are called by the name of Israel and come from the line of Judah, you who take oaths in the name of the Lord and invoke the God of Israel— but not in truth or righteousness— you who call yourselves citizens of the … Continue reading Refined by God
Come down and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon; sit on the ground without a throne, O daughter of the Chaldeans! For you shall no more be called tender and delicate. Take the millstones and grind flour, put off your veil, strip off your robe, uncover your legs, pass through the rivers. … Continue reading Lovers of Pleasure
Saturday, May 27, 2017, 5:27 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song, “My Jesus, I Love Thee.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Isaiah 57:1-13 (ESV). The Righteous Perish (vv. 1-2) The righteous man perishes, and no one lays it to heart; devout men are taken away, while no … Continue reading Offspring of Deceit
Saturday, April 8, 2017, 7:16 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Seek the Lord.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Zechariah 2 (NASB). A Measuring Line (2:1-5) Then I lifted up my eyes and looked, and behold, there was a man with a measuring line in his hand. … Continue reading Full Circle
Friday, April 7, 2017, 2:42 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “No Less.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Zechariah 1 (Select vv. NASB). Your Evil Ways (vv. 1-6) In the eighth month of the second year of Darius, the word of the Lord came to Zechariah the … Continue reading Return Now