Broken and Contrite

When he had entered Capernaum, a centurion came forward to him, appealing to him, “Lord, my servant is lying paralyzed at home, suffering terribly.” And he said to him, “I will come and heal him.” But the centurion replied, “Lord, I am not worthy to have you come under my roof, but only say the … Continue reading Broken and Contrite

Awestruck Grief

"I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me” (Galatians 2:20). “And He was saying to them all, ‘If anyone wishes to come after … Continue reading Awestruck Grief

If It Fits

Thursday, November 9, 2017, 9:54 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Jesus, I Am Resting, Resting.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Isaiah 1 (Quoting select vv. NASB). OLD and NEW The nation of Israel of Old Testament times, and before Jesus Christ’s death on a cross for … Continue reading If It Fits

Go Out

Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 5:30 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “My Jesus, I Love Thee.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1 (ESV). Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness? What … Continue reading Go Out

False Security

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 7:45 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Softly and Tenderly.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Ezekiel 24 (quoting vv. 1-16a ESV). In the ninth year, in the tenth month, on the tenth day of the month, the word of the Lord came to … Continue reading False Security

The One We Have Pierced

Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 7:33 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Oh, To Be Like Thee.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Zechariah 12-13 (Select vv. NIV). A Spirit of Grace (12:10) “And I will pour out on the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem a … Continue reading The One We Have Pierced

Alas, Sinful Nation

Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 7:47 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Give Ear to Jesus.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Isaiah 1:1-20 (Select vv. NASB). They Have Revolted (vv. 2-4) Listen, O heavens, and hear, O earth; For the Lord speaks, “Sons I have reared and brought … Continue reading Alas, Sinful Nation