The Lord Jesus led me to read Matthew 11 (Select vv. NIV). “‘I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way before you.’” V. 10b “From the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven has been forcefully advancing, and forceful men lay hold of it. For all … Continue reading If You Are Willing
There are so many things which divide us as a nation, as a people, and as the children of God. We are divided by hatred, violence, political affiliation, denomination, race, religion, social status, culture, belief systems, etc. We are also divided by greed, love of power, idolatry, spiritual and physical adultery, wars of men, lies, … Continue reading A People Divided
“Ignorance is bliss,” so the saying goes, but is it really? Can we continue to plead ignorance, especially after so much truth has been presented to us, and then go on ignoring the truth, as though it won’t affect us? And, because we want to hold on to our traditions or to our sinful addictions? … Continue reading Is Ignorance Bliss?
The Lord Jesus led me to read Colossians 2 (vv. 1-7 NASB). We have been instructed in scripture to expect to be opposed, if we are truly following Jesus Christ with our lives. But, it isn’t just us who are being opposed, but it is the gospel of our salvation which is coming under fire, … Continue reading Persuasive Arguments
Monday, June 19, 2017, 3:38 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “A Believer’s Prayer.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Galatians 1 (NASB). To Rescue Us (vv. 1-5) Paul, an apostle (not sent from men nor through the agency of man, but through Jesus Christ and God the … Continue reading Distortions of Truth
Friday, June 2, 2017, 7:09 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “My Jesus, I Love Thee.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Matthew 16:1-12 (ESV). Signs of The Times (vv. 1-4) And the Pharisees and Sadducees came, and to test him they asked him to show them a … Continue reading So, He Left Them
Monday, November 7, 2016, 6:51 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Give God the Glory.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 138 (ESV). With my Whole Heart (vv. 1-3) I give you thanks, O Lord, with my whole heart; before the gods I sing your praise; I … Continue reading Your Word Exalted