1 Peter 1:1-2 ESV Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who are elect exiles of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood: May grace and peace … Continue reading Outcasts for Christ
A Holy Sacrifice Romans 12:1 NASB Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship. When you think of worship of God, what do you think of? Do you think of music, praise and adoration? … Continue reading Walk Sincerely
Jesus died that we might die to sin and live to righteousness (See: 1 Pet. 2:24). He died that we might no longer live for ourselves, but for him who gave his life up for us (See: 2 Co. 5:15). And, he died that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us … Continue reading Listen! Listen!
The Lord Jesus led me to read Ephesians 1 (Select vv. ESV). Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful in Christ Jesus: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Vv. 1-2 Notice with me … Continue reading According to His Purpose
Does everyone who has faith in God have the same kind of faith? Does it matter if we don’t? Do all types of faith lead to the same end result? The Lord Jesus led me to read 2 Peter 1 (Select vv. NASB). Simon Peter, a bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who … Continue reading Of the Same Kind
Monday, November 13, 2017, 6:00 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Oh, To Be Like Thee, Blessed Redeemer.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 1 Peter 2:13-25 (NASB). Our Freedom (vv. 13-17) Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human institution, whether to a king as the … Continue reading Called for This Purpose
Friday, August 11, 2017, 5:30 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “As the Deer.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 101:1-5 (NASB). I will sing of lovingkindness and justice, To You, O Lord, I will sing praises. I will give heed to the blameless way. When will … Continue reading Above All Else