Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor; not lagging behind in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord; rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer, contributing to the needs of the … Continue reading In Harmony
The Lord Jesus led me to read Psalm 95 (vv. 1-7a NIV). Do you ever feel saddened by circumstances or by how people respond to you? You know what God has called you to do. You know the words of encouragement he has whispered in your heart. You heard him clearly. There is no doubt … Continue reading Our Only God
The Lord Jesus led me to read Psalm 1 (vv. 1-3 ESV). When I was a child, I had few people, if any, to encourage me that I could do anything other than maybe sing. I was the middle child of five children in my family. And, I had a father who didn’t think much … Continue reading “I Can’t!”
Monday, November 13, 2017, 6:00 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 1 Peter 2:13-25 (NASB). Our Freedom (vv. 13-17) Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human institution, whether to a king as the … Continue reading Called for This Purpose
Thursday, November 9, 2017, 6:28 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Trust and Obey.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Isaiah 2 (Quoting select vv. NASB). The Chief Mountain (vv. 1-2) The word which Isaiah the son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem. Now it will come … Continue reading Our Chief
Sunday, November 5, 2017, 5:55 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Total Praise.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read various scriptures on the subject of being devoted to God (NIV/NASB). Devoted – dedicated, fervent, zealous, loyal, faithful, committed, dutiful. Faithful to the Lord Matthew 6:24: “No one can … Continue reading Devoted to God
Saturday, November 4, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Just Are You.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Revelation 16:13-15 (NASB). And I saw coming out of the mouth of the dragon and out of the mouth of the beast and out of the mouth of … Continue reading Stay Awake!