Leap for Joy?

Let’s have a show of hands. How many of us, when we go through tough trials, immediately count it all joy? How many of us delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, and in difficulties? How many of us, when people hate us, when they exclude us and insult us and reject our … Continue reading Leap for Joy?

Full Release

Have you received Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior of your life? What took place when this happened? Did your life change? Did it change radically or just a little bit? Did you leave your old life of sin behind you, and now, by God’s grace, you are living by and walking by the Spirit … Continue reading Full Release

All For Good

And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose. Rom. 8:28 NASB If it had not been for the things I have gone through in my life, I would not be who I am today. God would … Continue reading All For Good

Blessed Are You

“And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said: ‘Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God. ‘Blessed are you who are hungry now, for you shall be satisfied. ‘Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh. ‘Blessed are you when people hate you and when … Continue reading Blessed Are You

That Man

Some of John’s (the Baptist) disciples were envious of Jesus because, according to them, “That Man” was now baptizing people, and people were following him instead of following John. So, John set his disciples straight. He reminded them of what he had told them previously – that he was not the promised one to come, … Continue reading That Man

In Harmony

Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor; not lagging behind in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord; rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer, contributing to the needs of the … Continue reading In Harmony

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

Waiting

Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 5:11 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Trust Him.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 27 (Select vv. ESV). No Fear (vv. 1-3) The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; … Continue reading Waiting

Buy and Eat

Thursday, October 5, 2017, 6:00 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Our God.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Isaiah 55 (Select vv. ESV). Listen Diligently (vv. 1-3a) “Come, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and he who has no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy … Continue reading Buy and Eat