Words

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

Present Active

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

For His Praise

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

Like Christ

Saturday, July 15, 2017, 8:41 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Oh, To Be Like Thee, Blessed Redeemer.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read several scriptures (ESV) on the subject of Christ-likeness. Image of Christ (Ro. 8:29; 2 Co. 3:18 NASB) “For those whom he foreknew he also … Continue reading Like Christ

No Attractiveness

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 4:17 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “He Lifted Our Burdens.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Isaiah 53 (Select vv. ESV). He Was Despised (vv. 1-3) Who has believed what he has heard from us? And to whom has the arm of the … Continue reading No Attractiveness

Proven Faithful

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 7:45 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Amazing Grace.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 1 Corinthians 4 (Select vv. NIV). Servants of Christ (vv. 1-2) This, then, is how you ought to regard us: as servants of Christ and as those entrusted with … Continue reading Proven Faithful

Unlawful to Practice

Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 12:36 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “His Tender Mercies.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Acts 16:16-34 (NIV). Before the Magistrates (vv. 16-21) Once when we were going to the place of prayer, we were met by a female slave who had a … Continue reading Unlawful to Practice