Hebrews 6:1-3 ESV Therefore let us leave the elementary doctrine of Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God, and of instruction about washings, the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment. And this we will do … Continue reading It Never Changes
Ecclesiastes 11:1-4 ESV Cast your bread upon the waters, for you will find it after many days. Give a portion to seven, or even to eight, for you know not what disaster may happen on earth. If the clouds are full of rain, they empty themselves on the earth, and if a tree falls to … Continue reading “Safe” or Sound?
John 6:35 ESV Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst.” Jesus, God the Son, the second person of our triune God – Father, Son and Holy Spirit – is the one speaking here. He is our sustenance … Continue reading Feast on Him
"But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well" (Matt 6:33). “But I have this against you, that you have left your first love. Therefore remember from where you have fallen, and repent and do the deeds you did at first; or else I am … Continue reading First Things First
Friday, July 14, 2017, 7:47 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “My Jesus, I Love Thee.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read several scriptures (in the ESV) on the subject of Love for God. Keep His Commandments (Jn. 14:15, 21, 23-24; 1 Jn. 5:2-3) “If you love me, … Continue reading Love for God
Saturday, April 15, 2017, 7:17 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Here I Go Again.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Malachi 3 (ESV). Prepare the Way (vv. 1-4) “Behold, I send my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me. And the Lord whom you seek … Continue reading Time Not Our Friend
Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 11:16 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “My Sheep.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Colossians 2 (Select vv. NASB). Walk in Him (vv. 6-7) Therefore, as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, having been firmly rooted and now … Continue reading Self-Made Religion