Now there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon, and this man was righteous and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him. And it had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not see death before he had seen the Lord's Christ. … Continue reading A Sword Will Pierce
Luke 2:25 NASB And there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon; and this man was righteous and devout, looking for the consolation of Israel; and the Holy Spirit was upon him. Many people today are looking for a savior. They are looking for kings and rulers who will rule justly and who … Continue reading Looking for a Savior?
In Isaiah 49 we read a prophecy concerning Jesus Christ, our Lord and Messiah, our Savior. And yet, as his followers, we are his body, and he dwells within us in the person of the Holy Spirit. So, we are to carry on his ministry on this earth, to do the things he did, in … Continue reading Honored You’ll Be
Jesus told Nicodemus that no one can see the kingdom of God unless they are born again. When Nicodemus questioned how this could be done, Jesus answered him that people are born of the flesh when they are born from their mother’s wombs, but they must each also have a spiritual birth if they want … Continue reading Unless You are Born Again
Some of John’s (the Baptist) disciples were envious of Jesus because, according to them, “That Man” was now baptizing people, and people were following him instead of following John. So, John set his disciples straight. He reminded them of what he had told them previously – that he was not the promised one to come, … Continue reading That Man
Friday, May 5, 2017, 7:03 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Why are You Afraid?” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read John 18 (quoting select vv. NASB). Prophecy Fulfilled (summary chapters 13:1-18:18) Jesus Christ, the Son of God (and God) had just been betrayed by one of his … Continue reading Born for This
Thursday, April 6, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “I Do Not Seal My Lips.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Haggai 2 (Select vv. NASB). How is it Now? (vv. 1-5) On the twenty-first of the seventh month, the word of the Lord came by … Continue reading Its Former Glory
Thursday, March 30, 2017, 7:48 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “The King is Coming.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Isaiah 51:1-11 (NASB). Look to the Rock (vv. 1-3) “Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness, Who seek the Lord: Look to the rock from which you … Continue reading Gladness and Joy
Monday, March 27, 2017, 9:55 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Give Ear to Jesus.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Isaiah 42 (Select vv. NASB). The Chosen One (vv. 1-4) “Behold, My Servant, whom I uphold; My chosen one in whom My soul delights. I have put … Continue reading Don’t Mess Around!
Monday, March 20, 2017, 10:36 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Gift of God.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Isaiah 11:1-5 (ESV). There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse, and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit. And the Spirit of the … Continue reading His Delight