John 15:1-2, 6 ESV “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit.” “If anyone does not abide in me he is thrown away like a … Continue reading Flushed Away!
Isaiah 55:6-9 ESV “Seek the Lord while he may be found; call upon him while he is near; let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the Lord, that he may have compassion on him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon. For my thoughts … Continue reading While He May Be Found
You Shall, Shall Not Romans 13:8-10 ESV Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. For the commandments, “You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,” and any other commandment, are summed up in this … Continue reading A Wake Up Call
We read in Ephesians 2:8-9: “For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.” Eph. 2:8-9 ESV God’s grace to us is his gift to us. Our salvation from slavery to … Continue reading Shifting Shadows
Seek good, and not evil, that you may live; and so the Lord, the God of hosts, will be with you, as you have said. Amos 5:14 ESV You who profess faith in Jesus Christ, who claim him as your Lord and Savior, but who do not honor him, submit to him, or walk in … Continue reading Seek Good, Not Evil
Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 1:13 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Have Thine Own Way, Lord.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Proverbs 9 (Quoting select vv. ESV). Wisdom Calls (vv. 1-6) Wisdom has built her house; she has hewn her seven pillars. She has slaughtered her beasts; … Continue reading Whoever is Simple
Thursday, July 27, 2017, 8:29 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Seek the Lord.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read James 1:21-25 (NASB). Therefore, putting aside all filthiness and all that remains of wickedness, in humility receive the word implanted, which is able to save your souls. But … Continue reading A Forgetful Hearer?