Are You Crucified?

The Lord Jesus led me to read John 1 (Select vv. NASB). Jesus Christ, the Son of God (and God) is the Word of which this passage speaks. This fact will become clear as we near the end of this scripture. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the … Continue reading Are You Crucified?

Carried Away?

The Lord Jesus led me to read 2 Peter 3 (Select vv. NASB). When we, as believers in Jesus Christ, trust in Him to be Lord and Savior of our lives, we are delivered both from slavery to sin and the punishment of sin, which is spiritual death, which is eternity without God in the … Continue reading Carried Away?

What is Your Calling?

The Lord Jesus led me to read varied scriptures on the subject of our calling. Do you know what your calling is? Are you a follower of Jesus Christ? Have you been born again of the Spirit of God? Are you indwelt with the Holy Spirit? Then, you have been called of God to be … Continue reading What is Your Calling?

Persuasive Arguments

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

Devoted to God

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

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