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?
Down for the Long Haul
An Original Work / April 15, 2020 When I last saw him He was hunkered down Down for the long haul Got nowhere to run Closed in his spaces Time is not his friend When will this be o’er? Will it ever end? Life is a changing Change from day to day Back and forth … Continue reading Down for the Long Haul
Like a Refiner’s Fire
Malachi 3:1-4 ESV “Behold, I send my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me. And the Lord whom you seek will suddenly come to his temple; and the messenger of the covenant in whom you delight, behold, he is coming, says the Lord of hosts. But who can endure the day of his … Continue reading Like a Refiner’s Fire
Our Ruler, Our Shepherd
“‘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
His Gentle Whisper
An Original Work / December 12, 2019 In the stillness of the moment, As I sit here in the silence, I am talking with my Savior, And I’m listening for His kindness. I can hear His gentle whisper, As He breaks through all the hush, And He tells me that He loves me, Which He … Continue reading His Gentle Whisper
For This Purpose
So Jesus again said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep. All who came before me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not listen to them. I am the door. If anyone enters by me, he will be saved and will go in and out … Continue reading For This Purpose
Looking for a Savior?
Luke 2:25 NASB And there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon; and this man was righteous and devout, looking for the consolation of Israel; and the Holy Spirit was upon him. Many people today are looking for a savior. They are looking for kings and rulers who will rule justly and who … Continue reading Looking for a Savior?
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
For Our Nation
War, politics, lies, betrayal, the murdering of innocents, our young men and women in uniform dying on a battle field via men of power; takeovers of nations, sin abounding, the church asleep or complacent for the most part; the gospel diluted, and do we even notice? Through all that is going on in this world … Continue reading For Our Nation
Remain in Him
Jesus asks us, who are his followers, to remain in him, to remain in his love, for his words to remain in us, and for us to be his disciples, bearing much fruit for him. He desires to have sweet fellowship with us all the time, every day of the week. He has a plan … Continue reading Remain in Him