Our Hope in God

Romans 1:1-7 ESV Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God, which he promised beforehand through his prophets in the holy Scriptures, concerning his Son, who was descended from David according to the flesh and was declared to be the Son of God in power … Continue reading Our Hope in God

The Arrow That Flies

Psalm 91:1-2 ESV He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” Another word for “dwell” is “abide” or “live,” and Jesus said if we abide (continue, remain, stay) … Continue reading The Arrow That Flies

God is Watching

Psalm 139:1-6 ESV O Lord, you have searched me and known me! You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar. You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways. Even before a word is on my tongue, behold, O … Continue reading God is Watching

Prayer, Preaching, Perception

Colossians 4:2 ESV Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving. Sometimes, when I have heard people talk about the need to “read your Bible and pray,” I have found that their perception of prayer is of a very specific time set apart each day for talking to God, oftentimes specifically for bringing … Continue reading Prayer, Preaching, Perception

The Unveiling

Deuteronomy 7 ESV Life Application (vv. 1-5) When the Lord Jesus saves us by his grace, through God-given faith in him, and he gives us eternal life in him, and deliverance from our addiction to sin, and freedom from eternal condemnation, and we die with Christ to sin that we might live with him to … Continue reading The Unveiling