Who Loves the Lord John 14:21-24 ESV “Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.” Judas (not Iscariot) said to him, “Lord, how is it that you will manifest … Continue reading Love and Obey
Revelation 2:1-3 ESV “To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: ‘The words of him who holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks among the seven golden lampstands. “‘I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear with those who are evil, but have tested … Continue reading Don’t Refuse Him
Galatians 3:1-6 ESV “O foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you? It was before your eyes that Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified. Let me ask you only this: Did you receive the Spirit by works of the law or by hearing with faith? Are you so foolish? Having begun by the Spirit, are you … Continue reading Law, Works and Faith
1 John 2:3-6 ESV “And by this we know that we have come to know him, if we keep his commandments. Whoever says ‘I know him’ but does not keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth is not in him, but whoever keeps his word, in him truly the love of God is … Continue reading The Narrow Way
1 Corinthians 6:12-13 ESV “’All things are lawful for me,’ but not all things are helpful. ‘All things are lawful for me,’ but I will not be dominated by anything. ‘Food is meant for the stomach and the stomach for food’—and God will destroy both one and the other.” As followers of Jesus Christ we … Continue reading Loving God and Spouse
Love One Another John 15:12-15 ESV “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you. No longer do I call you servants, for … Continue reading Love as Jesus Loves
The Lord Jesus put this on my heart to sing this evening in a prayer to the Lord. It would be a good prayer for us who believe in Jesus to pray to him right now. Have Thine Own Way, Lord Words by Adelaide A. Pollard, 1907 Music by George C. Stebbins, 1907 Have Thine … Continue reading Hymn: Have Thine Own Way, Lord
That We Might Live 1 John 4:9 ESV “In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him.” Why did Jesus come to the earth? Why did he die on that cross? What was the purpose? It was … Continue reading Living Through Him
This writing is a response to these questions: Have you ever said, “That man (or that woman) is a person of faith”? If so, what did you mean by that? How would you define or describe a person of faith? What did or does that look like to you? What criteria do you use to … Continue reading Can Faith Be Seen?
Based off John 13-16 Tomorrow I will turn 70 years old, Lord willing. It is hard to believe that I have lived that long. And, the next day will be the year 2020, which is also so unbelievable, too. It seems so futuristic. It brings back memories of old SCI-FI movies I watched as a … Continue reading But Take Heart!