Righteous are you, O Lord, and right are your rules. You have appointed your testimonies in righteousness and in all faithfulness. My zeal consumes me, because my foes forget your words. Your promise is well tried, and your servant loves it. Psalm 119:137-140 ESV What the Lord Jesus is impressing upon my heart this morning … Continue reading Small and Despised
Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind. 1 Peter 3:8 ESV To have this unity that this speaks of, we must be in agreement, in harmony, and in union with one another. On a spiritual level, this comes from us first of all being … Continue reading Unity of Faith
“‘These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. They worship me in vain; their teachings are merely human rules.’” Matthew 15:8-9 NIV The Pharisees of Jesus’ day were hypocrites, for they professed one thing but did another, as a matter of practice. Jesus said that they were good at … Continue reading Mouthing Confessions of Faith
An Original Work / November 5, 2019 Pitter patter What’s the matter? Life is full of Empty chatter. Wishful thinking Lights are blinking While men’s lives are Deeply sinking. Throes of idols All asunder While men’s anger Sounds like thunder. World a turning, Fires burning, While men’s hearts are Barely churning. Much confusion Lacking vision … Continue reading Pitter Patter
Romans 10:1-4 ESV Brothers, my heart's desire and prayer to God for them is that they may be saved. For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge. For, being ignorant of the righteousness of God, and seeking to establish their own, they did not submit to … Continue reading Man-Made Faith
“Ignorance is bliss,” so the saying goes, but is it really? Can we continue to plead ignorance, especially after so much truth has been presented to us, and then go on ignoring the truth, as though it won’t affect us? And, because we want to hold on to our traditions or to our sinful addictions? … Continue reading Is Ignorance Bliss?
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