Living Pure and Holy Lives

Romans 12:1 ESV “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” What does it look like to live a pure and holy life? Well, to be pure is to be unmixed with the world. … Continue reading Living Pure and Holy Lives

I Will not be Intimately Acquainted with Evil

Psalms 101:1-4 ESV “I will sing of steadfast love and justice; to you, O Lord, I will make music. I will ponder the way that is blameless. Oh when will you come to me? I will walk with integrity of heart within my house; I will not set before my eyes anything that is worthless. … Continue reading I Will not be Intimately Acquainted with Evil

Who’s in Control of Your Life?

Isaiah 1:4 NIV “Woe to the sinful nation, a people whose guilt is great, a brood of evildoers, children given to corruption! They have forsaken the Lord; they have spurned the Holy One of Israel and turned their backs on him.” The nation, in this case, is a spiritual nation, not a physical one, for … Continue reading Who’s in Control of Your Life?

The Lord Who Gives Counsel

You Are My Lord Psalm 16:1-3 ESV “Preserve me, O God, for in you I take refuge. I say to the Lord, You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you.’” “As for the saints in the land, they are the excellent ones, in whom is all my delight.” How many of us … Continue reading The Lord Who Gives Counsel

His Word in My Heart

Psalm 119:9-11 ESV “How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word. With my whole heart I seek you; let me not wander from your commandments! I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.” Sexual purity seems to be a … Continue reading His Word in My Heart

An Upright Heart

Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 8:57 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Blessed Are You.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 119:1-24 (ESV). Aleph (vv. 1-8) Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord! Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, … Continue reading An Upright Heart