Faithful Friend

"For this reason he had to be made like his brothers in every way, in order that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in service to God, and that he might make atonement for the sins of the people." ~ Hebrews 2:17 When I was a child, I accepted Jesus’ invitation to … Continue reading Faithful Friend

His Goodness to Us

The Lord Jesus led me to read John 17 (vv. 1-19 ESV). Jesus Christ, the Son of God, when he walked this earth, was fully God yet fully man. He suffered just like we suffer, and he was tempted in like manner as we are also tempted, yet without sin. Although, when on the earth, … Continue reading His Goodness to Us

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

A Distress Signal

Friday, October 27, 2017, 5:25 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “A Believer’s Prayer.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Hebrews 4 (Select vv. NASB). United by Faith (vv. 1-3a, 11) Therefore, let us fear if, while a promise remains of entering His rest, any one of you … Continue reading A Distress Signal

For and Against

Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 4:22 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Before the Throne of God Above.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Romans 8:26-39 (NASB). To whom are these words addressed? They are addressed to those of us who have been crucified with Christ in death to … Continue reading For and Against

He Dwells Within Us

Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 5:00 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “My Jesus, I Love Thee.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read John 14 (Select vv. ESV). Another Helper (vv. 15-17) “If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and he … Continue reading He Dwells Within Us

How Great a Love

Monday, February 27, 2017, 10:07 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Gracious Father.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 1 John 3:1-10 (NASB). Children of God (vv. 1-3) See how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we would be called children of God; and … Continue reading How Great a Love