The Lord’s disciples had just finished asking Jesus to teach them to pray, as John had taught his disciples to pray. So, the Lord told them what to say when they pray, and what he told them is now recited often by many people as what is commonly referred to as “The Lord’s Prayer.” I … Continue reading Seek Jesus Christ Earnestly
We Will not Fear Psalms 46:1-3 ESV “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble at its swelling. Selah” We … Continue reading The Lord of Hosts is With Us
John 1:14-18 ESV “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. (John bore witness about him, and cried out, ‘This was he of whom I said, “He who comes after me ranks before me, … Continue reading Grace Upon Grace
Jesus Gave Himself for Galatians 1:2-5 ESV “To the churches of Galatia: “Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, who gave himself for our sins to deliver us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, to whom be the glory forever … Continue reading Gospel of Man or of God?
Revelation 21:6 ESV “And he said to me, ‘It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end.’” Jesus Christ is God. He was with God in the beginning, and through him all things were made that were made. So, he is also our creator. Not only is he the … Continue reading Who Are the Thirsting?
Our Trust and Our Hope Psalms 27:1-3 ESV “The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? “When evildoers assail me to eat up my flesh, my adversaries and foes, it is they who stumble and fall. “Though … Continue reading When I Cry Aloud
Ephesians 4:17-19 ESV “Now this I say and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer walk as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds. They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their hardness of heart. They … Continue reading A Slippery Slope or The Solid Rock
Unless You Turn Matthew 18:1-4 ESV “At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, ‘Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?’ And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, ‘Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never … Continue reading Unless You Turn and Become
John 10:27-30 ESV “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all, and no one is able to snatch … Continue reading No One Will Snatch Them Out
Convinced of the Holy Spirit In Acts 21, we read how Paul was convinced of the Holy Spirit that he should go to Jerusalem, even knowing that he may be imprisoned there or even die there for the name of the Lord Jesus. And Paul was arrested there, and he was bound with chains, and … Continue reading Called According to His Purpose