For His Own Possession

1 Peter 2:1-3 ESV “So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander. Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation— if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good.” I like this part, “If indeed you have … Continue reading For His Own Possession

Satan’s Plot to Destroy the Church

Hebrews 3:7-11 ESV Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says, “Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion, on the day of testing in the wilderness, where your fathers put me to the test and saw my works for forty years. Therefore I was provoked with that generation, and … Continue reading Satan’s Plot to Destroy the Church

Resist the Devil, Firm in Your Faith

1 Peter 5:6-11 ESV “Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you. Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. Resist him, firm … Continue reading Resist the Devil, Firm in Your Faith

Where are the Godly Men who Teach Truth?

Romans 12:1-2 ESV “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what … Continue reading Where are the Godly Men who Teach Truth?

Are You Being Trained in Righteousness?

Titus 2:11-14 ESV “For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, who gave … Continue reading Are You Being Trained in Righteousness?

Good News Preachers’ Beautiful Feet

Romans 10:12-13 ESV “For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, bestowing his riches on all who call on him. For ‘everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.’” My husband and I just recently attended a hymn sing at a particular … Continue reading Good News Preachers’ Beautiful Feet

Evil Days and Walks of Faith

Ephesians 5:15-17 ESV “Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.” The Days are Evil Evil has always existed, well at least ever since Satan, … Continue reading Evil Days and Walks of Faith

Humble and Contrite in Spirit

Isaiah 66:2b,5 ESV “But this is the one to whom I will look: he who is humble and contrite in spirit and trembles at my word.” “Hear the word of the Lord, you who tremble at his word: ‘Your brothers who hate you and cast you out for my name's sake have said, “Let the … Continue reading Humble and Contrite in Spirit

We are Going Through the Fire

Psalms 66:8-12 ESV “Bless our God, O peoples; let the sound of his praise be heard, who has kept our soul among the living and has not let our feet slip. For you, O God, have tested us; you have tried us as silver is tried. You brought us into the net; you laid a … Continue reading We are Going Through the Fire

The Pain So Deep

The pain inside you Are you hurting deep inside, The pain so deep, and so you hide From others what is hurting you, Perhaps, because their love not true? You’ve been down this road before Of trusting others with your sore, And then to have them turn their backs, Since love for you they surely … Continue reading The Pain So Deep