Philippians 1:1-2 ESV Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are at Philippi, with the overseers and deacons: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. We, who have trusted Jesus Christ with our lives, are all servants of the Lord. … Continue reading Servants of Christ Jesus
Psalm 18:1-3, 6b ESV I love you, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised, and I am … Continue reading He Saves the Humble
1 Peter 1:13-25 ESV In the first half of 1 Peter 1, we learned that we who are in Christ Jesus, by faith in him, are called of God to the sanctification (purification, holiness) of the Holy Spirit and to obedience to Jesus Christ. And, we learned, as well, that being followers of Jesus Christ … Continue reading Are We All Ready?
“Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth” (2 Tim. 2:15NIV). This song is based off 2 Timothy 2. It begins with a call to be strong and to endure hardship for your Lord. It … Continue reading Do Your Best
Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 5:00 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “My Jesus, I Love Thee.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read John 14 (Select vv. ESV). Another Helper (vv. 15-17) “If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and he … Continue reading He Dwells Within Us
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