1 John 2:1-2 ESV “My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous. He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the … Continue reading Do You Know Jesus Truly?
Romans 1:18-20 ESV “For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, … Continue reading Without Excuse
The Ways of Your Heart
Ecclesiastes 11:5 ESV “As you do not know the way the spirit comes to the bones in the womb of a woman with child, so you do not know the work of God who makes everything.” Our inability to fully grasp everything about God is compared here to our inability to fully understand the forming … Continue reading The Ways of Your Heart
Do You Know Him?
My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world. 1 John 2:1-2 … Continue reading Do You Know Him?
Abiding in Love
1 John 4:7-12 ESV Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only … Continue reading Abiding in Love
In Jesus’ Name
John 14:8-14 NASB Philip said to Him, “Lord, show us the Father, and it is enough for us.” Jesus said to him, “Have I been so long with you, and yet you have not come to know Me, Philip? He who has seen Me has seen the Father; how can you say, ‘Show us the … Continue reading In Jesus’ Name
Though a War
When we follow Jesus Christ with our lives, and we teach what is truth, from God’s Word, although some people will welcome the truth, some will not, and they may even strongly oppose us. This is not to say that we will always get everything right, though, for we are not God, although God is … Continue reading Though a War
Love Conquers All
Saturday, November 11, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “My Jesus, I Love Thee.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 1 John 2 (Quoting select vv. NASB). We Know Him (vv. 1-6) My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may … Continue reading Love Conquers All
Love and Obey
Tuesday, July 4, 2017, 6:00 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “My Sheep.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read various scriptures (in the NIV) on the subject of obedience. Jesus Saves Us (Acts 5:32; Hebrews 5:9; John 8:51) “We are witnesses of these things, and so is the … Continue reading Love and Obey
To Know Him
Sunday, February 26, 2017, 10:06 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Seek the Lord.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 1 John 2 (NASB). If Anyone Sins (vv. 1-2) My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. And if anyone … Continue reading To Know Him