Why Do They Rage?

Peter and John were under arrest for preaching about Jesus Christ and his gospel. The rulers in the temple of God took counsel against them and charged them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus. “But Peter and John answered them, ‘Whether it is right in the sight of God … Continue reading Why Do They Rage?

We Speak, not to Please Humans

We Had Boldness in our God 1 Thessalonians 2:1-2 ESV “For you yourselves know, brothers, that our coming to you was not in vain. But though we had already suffered and been shamefully treated at Philippi, as you know, we had boldness in our God to declare to you the gospel of God in the … Continue reading We Speak, not to Please Humans

Do Not be Afraid of Them

Before We Were Formed Jeremiah 1:4-5 ESV “Now the word of the Lord came to me, saying, “’Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.’” In Psalms 139 we read David’s words where he said that God … Continue reading Do Not be Afraid of Them

The Whole Thing

Ephesians 3:7-9 ESV “Of this gospel I was made a minister according to the gift of God's grace, which was given me by the working of his power. To me, though I am the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ, and … Continue reading The Whole Thing

Closer to God

Do you ever have times in your life when you feel… well, maybe you don’t even know what you feel exactly, or you don’t know how to express it. But, you know you want to go deeper with God. You want more of him in your life, i.e. more of his life being lived out … Continue reading Closer to God

For Christ

Thursday, September 14, 2017, 4:59 a.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 Philippians 1 (Select vv. ESV). Gospel Advanced (vv. 12-14) I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served … Continue reading For Christ

Courage

Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 7:57 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Courageous.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read various scriptures (in the NASB) on the subject of courage. With Boldness (Acts 4:27-31) “’For truly in this city there were gathered together against Your holy servant Jesus, whom You … Continue reading Courage

Fear Them Not

Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 3:33 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “He Touched My Mouth.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Matthew 10:16-39 (ESV). Sheep Among Wolves (vv. 16-23) “Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and … Continue reading Fear Them Not

Eternal vs. Temporal

Sunday, January 8, 2017, 2:27 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Jesus, I My Cross Have Taken.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 2 Corinthians 4 (NASB). We Have This Ministry (vv. 1-6) Therefore, since we have this ministry, as we received mercy, we do not lose heart, … Continue reading Eternal vs. Temporal