“Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.” Matt. 7:13-14 NIV Jesus said, “I am the way, the truth, and … Continue reading Few Find It
My heart is burdened. Why is it so burdened? Because so many Christians, or professing Christians, are walking (living) in sin and not in freedom! The Lord Jesus led me to read Galatians 5 (Select vv. ESV). For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke … Continue reading Not in Freedom!
Jesus asks us, who are his followers, to remain in him, to remain in his love, for his words to remain in us, and for us to be his disciples, bearing much fruit for him. He desires to have sweet fellowship with us all the time, every day of the week. He has a plan … Continue reading Remain in Him
Sunday, July 30, 2017, 9:15 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “The Letters.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 37:1-11 (ESV). Fret Not! (vv. 1-2, 7) Fret not yourself because of evildoers; be not envious of wrongdoers! For they will soon fade like the grass and wither … Continue reading Wait Patiently
Monday, June 5, 2017, 7:00 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Blessed Assurance.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Colossians 1 (Select vv. NASB). Our Faith (vv. 3-8) We give thanks to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you, since we heard of … Continue reading The Faith We Profess
Thursday, May 4, 2017, 5:55 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “O Love That Will Not Let Me Go.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read John 16 (quoting select vv. ESV). Remember He Told Us (vv. 1-4) “These things I have spoken to you so that you may … Continue reading A Heart Rejoicing
Thursday, April 27, 2017, 1:06 a.m. – I woke up from sleep with the phrase in mind “Shake someone’s tree and see what falls out.” The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Why Are You Afraid?” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Luke 6:43-49 and Hebrews 12:25-29 (NIV). I looked up … Continue reading A Tree Shaking