I Entreat the Lord’s Favor

The Lord is My Portion Psalms 119:57-60 ESV “The Lord is my portion; I promise to keep your words. I entreat your favor with all my heart; be gracious to me according to your promise. When I think on my ways, I turn my feet to your testimonies; I hasten and do not delay to … Continue reading I Entreat the Lord’s Favor

Our Lord will be Our Strength

Fear Not! Isaiah 41:8-10 ESV “But you, Israel, my servant, Jacob, whom I have chosen, the offspring of Abraham, my friend; you whom I took from the ends of the earth, and called from its farthest corners, saying to you, ‘You are my servant, I have chosen you and not cast you off; fear not, … Continue reading Our Lord will be Our Strength

Storms of Destruction

Psalms 57:1 ESV “Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me, for in you my soul takes refuge; in the shadow of your wings I will take refuge, till the storms of destruction pass by.” What “storms of destruction” are we, as Christians, being faced with today? America’s Beginnings In America and in … Continue reading Storms of Destruction

In the Midst of Trouble

Psalms 138:7-8 ESV “Though I walk in the midst of trouble, you preserve my life; you stretch out your hand against the wrath of my enemies, and your right hand delivers me. The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me; your steadfast love, O Lord, endures forever. Do not forsake the work of your hands.” … Continue reading In the Midst of Trouble

Deliver Us from Sinking

Psalm 69:4-8 ESV “More in number than the hairs of my head are those who hate me without cause; mighty are those who would destroy me, those who attack me with lies. What I did not steal must I now restore? O God, you know my folly; the wrongs I have done are not hidden … Continue reading Deliver Us from Sinking

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

Jesus is Our Strength!

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!

Walk in The Good Way

Here in Jeremiah 6 we have another picture of God’s people living in adultery against God, in idolatry, and in utter wickedness. And, again the picture is one of hardened hearts which will not listen to the Lord, for they take no pleasure in the instructions of God. Although the Lord has been warning his … Continue reading Walk in The Good Way

Wantonly Treacherous

Psalm 25:1-2 ESV “To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul. O my God, in you I trust; let me not be put to shame; let not my enemies exult over me. Indeed, none who wait for you shall be put to shame; they shall be ashamed who are wantonly treacherous.” What does it … Continue reading Wantonly Treacherous

Our Tears in His Bottle

Psalm 56:1-2 ESV “Be gracious to me, O God, for man tramples on me; all day long an attacker oppresses me; my enemies trample on me all day long, for many attack me proudly.” How is man trampling us, the people of the world, and the people of God who are of faith in Jesus … Continue reading Our Tears in His Bottle