Malachi 1:6-9 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 we despised your name?’ … Continue reading If Jesus is Our Lord, Where is Our Obedience?
I Peter 2:1-3 ESV “So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander. Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation— if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good.” If we are following Jesus Christ with our … Continue reading Is Jesus Christ truly Your Lord?
Isaiah 25:1 ESV “O Lord, you are my God; I will exalt you; I will praise your name, for you have done wonderful things, plans formed of old, faithful and sure.” Is Jesus Christ truly our Lord (owner-master)? Is our desire for him to do his will? Does he truly have dominion over our thoughts, … Continue reading O Lord, My God
An Original Work / December 25, 2020 You say that Christmas is about Jesus, The One who died on the cross to free us. You say that His birth you must celebrate – It must be celebrated on this date. But who foretold of this, it would come true? Who said that Jesus’ birth we … Continue reading A Christmas Poem
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