The Lord Jesus led me to read John 14 (vv. 1-6 NASB). “Do not let your heart be troubled; believe in God, believe also in Me.” V. 1 When we are born into this world, we are born with sin natures, in slavery to sin, separate from God, and we all fall short of attaining … Continue reading Troubled Hearts
When we are born into this world, we are born with sin natures. We all fall short of attaining God’s divine approval, in our own flesh, because we have all sinned against God (Rom. 3:23). Thus, there is a God void in our lives. Although Adam and Eve, when first created by God, were in … Continue reading A God Void
The Lord Jesus led me to read varied scriptures on the subject of our calling. Do you know what your calling is? Are you a follower of Jesus Christ? Have you been born again of the Spirit of God? Are you indwelt with the Holy Spirit? Then, you have been called of God to be … Continue reading What is Your Calling?
Monday, November 6, 2017, 3:33 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Oh, To Be Like Thee, Blessed Redeemer.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 1 Corinthians 13:4-8a (ESV/NASB). Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not … Continue reading Love Never Fails
Thursday, November 2, 2017, 8:00 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “To My Beloved.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 1 Peter 2 (Quoting select vv. NASB). Putting Aside (vv. 1-2) Therefore, putting aside all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander, like newborn … Continue reading Present Active
Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 3:34 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Tell Me the Story of Jesus.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Isaiah 53 (Select vv. ESV). Who Has Believed? (vv. 1-3; cf. Rom. 10:16) Who has believed what he has heard from us? And to whom … Continue reading For Our Transgressions
Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 8:33 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Have Thine Own Way, Lord.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read James 2:14-26 (ESV). Dead Faith (vv. 14-17) What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can that … Continue reading Dead or Genuine?