Psalm 68:1-3 ESV “God shall arise, his enemies shall be scattered; and those who hate him shall flee before him! As smoke is driven away, so you shall drive them away; as wax melts before fire, so the wicked shall perish before God! But the righteous shall be glad; they shall exult before God; they … Continue reading Jesus is Our Strength!
1 Thessalonians 5:1-3 ESV Now concerning the times and the seasons, brothers, you have no need to have anything written to you. For you yourselves are fully aware that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. While people are saying, “There is peace and security,” then sudden destruction will … Continue reading Let’s Get Serious!
Isaiah 7:1-2 ESV In the days of Ahaz the son of Jotham, son of Uzziah, king of Judah, Rezin the king of Syria and Pekah the son of Remaliah the king of Israel came up to Jerusalem to wage war against it, but could not yet mount an attack against it. When the house of … Continue reading Hindsight
There are so many things which divide us as a nation, as a people, and as the children of God. We are divided by hatred, violence, political affiliation, denomination, race, religion, social status, culture, belief systems, etc. We are also divided by greed, love of power, idolatry, spiritual and physical adultery, wars of men, lies, … Continue reading A People Divided
Friday, June 30, 2017, 5:58 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “When in The Stillness.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Titus 3:1-11 (Select vv. ESV). Every Good Work (vv. 1-2) Remind them to be submissive to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every … Continue reading But When…
Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 1:30 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Gift of God.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Romans 5:1-2 (ESV). Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Through him we have also obtained access … Continue reading Peace with God
Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 4:00 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “All Through the Night.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Acts 9:1-2 (NIV). Meanwhile, Saul was still breathing out murderous threats against the Lord’s disciples. He went to the high priest and asked him for letters to … Continue reading Collective Action
Saturday, November 19, 2016, 6:37 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “His Tender Mercies.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Acts 8:1-8 (ESV). And Saul Approved (v. 1a) And Saul approved of his execution. Who was Saul? He was a Jew, a Pharisee, a student and expounder of … Continue reading Against the Church