Matthew 5:14-16 ESV “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so … Continue reading Cut it Off!
John 14:15, 21, 23-24 NASB (Jesus speaking) “If you love Me, you will keep My commandments.” He who has My commandments and keeps them is the one who loves Me; and he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and will disclose Myself to him.” “If anyone loves … Continue reading If You Love Me
John 15:12-17 ESV “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you. No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does … Continue reading Like Jesus
John 14:1-7 ESV “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come … Continue reading Troubled Hearts?
“Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together. One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question: “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This … Continue reading God’s Great Commands
The Lord Jesus led me to read John 15 (Select vv. ESV). Are you in a true relationship with Jesus Christ? Are you genuinely saved from your sins, and bound for heaven? How do you know this? How can you be sure? What did Jesus Christ have to say on this subject? “I am the … Continue reading Abiding in Christ
Saturday, November 11, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “My Jesus, I Love Thee.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 1 John 2 (Quoting select vv. NASB). We Know Him (vv. 1-6) My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may … Continue reading Love Conquers All
Saturday, September 2, 2017, 5:27 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 Psalm 119:57-80 (NASB). Heth (vv. 57-64) The Lord is my portion; I have promised to keep Your words. I sought Your favor with all … Continue reading My Portion
Saturday, August 5, 2017, 4:00 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “It is Well with My Soul.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 119:129-152 (NASB). Wonderful Testimonies (vv. 129-136) Your testimonies are wonderful; Therefore my soul observes them. The unfolding of Your words gives light; It gives … Continue reading The Wicked Draw Near
Sunday, January 15, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “My Sheep.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Galatians 1 (Select vv. NASB). From this Present Evil Age (vv. 1-5) Paul, an apostle (not sent from men nor through the agency of man, but through Jesus Christ … Continue reading Pleasing God or Humans?