The Floods Have Lifted Up, O Lord

Psalms 93:1-2 ESV “The Lord reigns; he is robed in majesty; the Lord is robed; he has put on strength as his belt. Yes, the world is established; it shall never be moved. Your throne is established from of old; you are from everlasting.” Jesus Christ, our Lord, is the King of the whole world. … Continue reading The Floods Have Lifted Up, O Lord

You Will Say to Your Idols, “Be Gone!”

Isaiah 30:8-11 ESV “And now, go, write it before them on a tablet and inscribe it in a book, that it may be for the time to come as a witness forever. For they are a rebellious people, lying children, children unwilling to hear the instruction of the Lord; who say to the seers, ‘Do … Continue reading You Will Say to Your Idols, “Be Gone!”

Carrying Out a Plan not God’s

Isaiah 30:1-5 ESV “Ah, stubborn children,” declares the Lord, “who carry out a plan, but not mine, and who make an alliance, but not of my Spirit, that they may add sin to sin; who set out to go down to Egypt, without asking for my direction, to take refuge in the protection of Pharaoh … Continue reading Carrying Out a Plan not God’s

They Do Not Look to God

“Be the Gospel” Acts 4:15-17 ESV “But when they had commanded them to leave the council, they conferred with one another, saying, ‘What shall we do with these men? For that a notable sign has been performed through them is evident to all the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and we cannot deny it. But in order … Continue reading They Do Not Look to God

Serve the Lord in Faithfulness

God had just enumerated for the Israelites all that he had done for them from the time of Abraham all the way through their deliverance from slavery in Egypt up to the time they entered into the Promised Land. He said that he gave them land on which they had not labored and cities that … Continue reading Serve the Lord in Faithfulness

Making the Best Use of the Time

Ephesians 5:15-21 ESV “Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is. And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled … Continue reading Making the Best Use of the Time

Lockstep

An Original Work / September 14, 2021 Lockstep, lockstep, all in place, No one asking, all a gaze. Mindless foll’wers do their thing, Foll’wing without questioning. Do always what they have heard, Matter not how so absurd. Minions giving service to Their slave masters, one and two. This reveals what they were taught Early on … Continue reading Lockstep

Created to be Like God

The Truth that is in Jesus Ephesians 4:21-24 ESV “But that is not the way you learned Christ! — assuming that you have heard about him and were taught in him, as the truth is in Jesus, to put off your old self, which belongs to your former manner of life and is corrupt through … Continue reading Created to be Like God

The Letters, in Summary

Revelation 1:1-3 ESV “The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that … Continue reading The Letters, in Summary

Old Testament, New Testament

Leviticus 19:1-2 ESV 1 Peter 1:14-16 ESV “And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, ‘Speak to all the congregation of the people of Israel and say to them, You shall be holy, for I the Lord your God am holy.’” “As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, but … Continue reading Old Testament, New Testament