Where is God’s Honor? Malachi 1:6-8 ESV “A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If then I am a father, where is my honor? And if I am a master, where is my fear? says the Lord of hosts to you, O priests, who despise my name. But you say, ‘How have … Continue reading Shall I Accept that From Your Hand?
Psalm 119:161-163 “Princes persecute me without cause, but my heart stands in awe of your words. I rejoice at your word like one who finds great spoil. I hate and abhor falsehood, but I love your law.” *Before I get into today’s lesson, I need to state this first. My husband and I agreed together … Continue reading Love and Respect
Hebrews 13:1-3 ESV “Let brotherly love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body.” Brotherly love is not just an emotional feeling or … Continue reading Love and Honor
Sing Praises to Him Psalm 33:1-5 NASB “Sing for joy in the Lord, O you righteous ones; Praise is becoming to the upright. Give thanks to the Lord with the lyre; Sing praises to Him with a harp of ten strings. Sing to Him a new song; Play skillfully with a shout of joy. For … Continue reading In Awe of Him
“‘And you, O Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers of Judah; for from you shall come a ruler who will shepherd my people Israel.’” Matthew 2:6 ESV (cf. Micah 5:2) This was a prophecy given in the Old Testament about Jesus, the Christ, that he was to … Continue reading Our Ruler, Our Shepherd
How can we truly honor God in a way that is pleasing to him? How can we give Jesus Christ our glory and praise in a way that truly worships him? And, who decides how this should be done? Do we? Or, does God? Or, does it matter? Is God pleased with whatever way we … Continue reading Is Our Worship Honoring God?
Proverbs 31:1-5 ESV What are you doing, my son? What are you doing, son of my womb? What are you doing, son of my vows? Do not give your strength to women, your ways to those who destroy kings. It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine, or … Continue reading Honoring of Women
Say to Them Leviticus 19:1-2a NASB Then the Lord spoke to Moses, saying: “Speak to all the congregation of the sons of Israel and say to them… (Cf. 1 Co. 14:1-3; Eph. 4:14-16; Eph. 5:18-20; Heb. 3:12-13; 1 Thess. 5:11) It is not just the prophets and the pastors and teachers and elders who are … Continue reading Speak to Them
Word of the Lord 2 Thessalonians 3:1 NASB “Finally, brethren, pray for us that the word of the Lord will spread rapidly and be glorified, just as it did also with you…” Imagine with me, for a moment, this scenario: A man and a woman have been married for awhile. When they got married, they … Continue reading And Be Honored
In Isaiah 49 we read a prophecy concerning Jesus Christ, our Lord and Messiah, our Savior. And yet, as his followers, we are his body, and he dwells within us in the person of the Holy Spirit. So, we are to carry on his ministry on this earth, to do the things he did, in … Continue reading Honored You’ll Be