Has God ever called you to do something, or to a ministry, which was “outside the box”? To something unconventional by human standards? To something that didn’t fit in with the norms of institutional religion? And, you knew, that by accepting this call on your life, that you were going to face the possibility of … Continue reading Outside the Box
Do you lay claims to being a follower of Jesus Christ? Does your walk match your talk? Or are you, behind closed doors, someone else entirely? The Lord Jesus led me to read Galatians 4 (Select vv. NASB). However, at that time, when you did not know God, you were slaves to those which by … Continue reading Enslaved Again?
The Lord Jesus led me to read Psalm 95 (vv. 1-7a NIV). Do you ever feel saddened by circumstances or by how people respond to you? You know what God has called you to do. You know the words of encouragement he has whispered in your heart. You heard him clearly. There is no doubt … Continue reading Our Only God
Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 3:30 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Muted Trumpet.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 1 Peter 5 (Quoting select vv. ESV). Being Examples (vv. 1-5) So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of … Continue reading By Example
Saturday, March 4, 2017, 9:22 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “When I Am Afraid.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Revelation 1:9-20 (NASB). A Fellow Partaker (vv. 9-11) I, John, your brother and fellow partaker in the tribulation and kingdom and perseverance which are in Jesus, was … Continue reading Write These Things
Friday, February 10, 2017, 10:07 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “My Sheep.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Titus 1 (NASB). Bondservants of Christ (vv. 1-4) Paul, a bond-servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the faith of those chosen of God and the … Continue reading Contract Workers
Saturday, January 14, 2017, 6:30 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Oh, To Be Like Thee.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 2 Corinthians 12 (Select vv. NASB). A Thorn in the Flesh (vv. 7-10) Because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, for this reason, to keep … Continue reading Submitting to the Cross