Matthew 16:13-17 ESV Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” He said to them, “But who do you say … Continue reading Who Do You Say?
Who are God’s Enemies? They are those who oppose the proclamation of the full gospel message, and who try to prevent others from believing the truth. They are also false teachers who twist the truths of scripture to their own advantage in order to gain followers after themselves, not followers of Christ. They are wolves … Continue reading Enemies of God
The Lord Jesus led me to read Ephesians 1 (Select vv. ESV). Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful in Christ Jesus: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Vv. 1-2 Notice with me … Continue reading According to His Purpose
"For this reason he had to be made like his brothers in every way, in order that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in service to God, and that he might make atonement for the sins of the people." ~ Hebrews 2:17 When I was a child, I accepted Jesus’ invitation to … Continue reading Faithful Friend
I read Psalm 119:137-144 NIV You are righteous, Lord, and your laws are right. The statutes you have laid down are righteous; they are fully trustworthy. So, what are these statutes that God has laid down for us which are righteous and fully trustworthy? When we talk about the “Word of God,” what do we … Continue reading Words
Thursday, November 2, 2017, 8:00 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “To My Beloved.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 1 Peter 2 (Quoting select vv. NASB). Putting Aside (vv. 1-2) Therefore, putting aside all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander, like newborn … Continue reading Present Active
Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 6:11 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “The Ransom.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Ephesians 1 (ESV). Chosen by God (vv. 1-10) Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful … Continue reading For His Praise