Ephesians 1:3-6 ESV Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love he predestined us … Continue reading Chosen for What?
Have you sinned against God? We all have! Did you feel shame and guilt for what you did? Been there. Done that, too! If you didn’t, that’s a problem. Did you wish for a way out from under your yoke of slavery to sin? I did, and I hope you did, too, or that you … Continue reading Love and Grace
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?
Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 6:11 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “The Ransom.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Ephesians 1 (ESV). Chosen by God (vv. 1-10) Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful … Continue reading For His Praise
Saturday, October 28, 2017, 7:41 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Jesus, I am Resting, Resting.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 1 Peter 1 (Quoting select vv. NASB). Chosen by God (vv. 1-2) Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who reside as aliens, scattered throughout … Continue reading Honor and Praise
Thursday, October 12, 2017, 9:44 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “For Our Nation.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Isaiah 49 (quoting vv. 5-10 ESV). His Servant (vv. 5-6) And now the Lord says, he who formed me from the womb to be his servant, to bring … Continue reading Deeply Despised
Saturday, June 17, 2017, 5:55 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “God Be with You till We Meet Again.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Jeremiah 1 (Select vv. NASB). Appointed by God (vv. 4-8) Now the word of the Lord came to me saying, “Before I formed … Continue reading Arise and Speak
Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 10:38 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “I Will Uphold You.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Acts 22:1-21 (Select vv. ESV). Background Paul knew, by going to Jerusalem, that he faced the possibility of much persecution and even death for the sake of … Continue reading A Witness for Him