The Council of The Lord

Jeremiah 23:16-17 ESV Thus says the Lord of hosts: “Do not listen to the words of the prophets who prophesy to you, filling you with vain hopes. They speak visions of their own minds, not from the mouth of the Lord. They say continually to those who despise the word of the Lord, ‘It shall … Continue reading The Council of The Lord

Encouragement from God’s Heart

2 Thessalonians 3:1-5 ESV "Finally, brothers, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may speed ahead and be honored, as happened among you, and that we may be delivered from wicked and evil men. For not all have faith. But the Lord is faithful. He will establish you and guard you against the … Continue reading Encouragement from God’s Heart

What “spirit” Controls You?

Ephesians 5:17-18 ESV “Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is. And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery…” This word “drunk” has to do with inebriation and intoxication. Inebriation - To exhilarate, confuse (puzzle), or stupefy (daze) mentally or emotionally. Intoxication - overpowering exhilaration or … Continue reading What “spirit” Controls You?

Sweeter Than Honey

Psalm 19:7-8 ESV “The law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul; the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple; the precepts of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes.” The law of the Lord for followers of Jesus Christ are … Continue reading Sweeter Than Honey

Be Alert! Pay Attention!

Acts 20:18-21 ESV “You yourselves know how I lived among you the whole time from the first day that I set foot in Asia, serving the Lord with all humility and with tears and with trials that happened to me through the plots of the Jews; how I did not shrink from declaring to you … Continue reading Be Alert! Pay Attention!

Church Upside Down

Ephesians 4:11-13 ESV “And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to … Continue reading Church Upside Down

Running with Perseverance

Hebrews 12:1-3 NIV “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy … Continue reading Running with Perseverance

It’s For Your Comfort

2 Corinthians 1:3-7 ESV “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by … Continue reading It’s For Your Comfort

Persevering in Faith

2 Thess. 1:3-5 NASB “We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brethren, as is only fitting, because your faith is greatly enlarged, and the love of each one of you toward one another grows ever greater; therefore, we ourselves speak proudly of you among the churches of God for your perseverance and … Continue reading Persevering in Faith