The Lord, Our Keeper

Psalm 121 ESV I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? 2 My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. 3 He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber. 4 Behold, he who keeps Israel will neither slumber nor … Continue reading The Lord, Our Keeper

Are You His Disciple?

Matthew 28:16-20 ESV “Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. And when they saw him they worshiped him, but some doubted. And Jesus came and said to them, ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of … Continue reading Are You His Disciple?

It is Good for Me

I Keep Your Word Psalm 119:65-68 “You have dealt well with your servant, O Lord, according to your word. Teach me good judgment and knowledge, for I believe in your commandments. Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I keep your word. You are good and do good; teach me your statutes.” In … Continue reading It is Good for Me

Precious in the Sight of God

Psalm 116:15-19 ESV “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. O Lord, I am your servant; I am your servant, the son of your maidservant. You have loosed my bonds. I will offer to you the sacrifice of thanksgiving and call on the name of the Lord. I will … Continue reading Precious in the Sight of God

We Can Be Free!

Psalm 119:153-154 “Look on my affliction and deliver me, for I do not forget your law. Plead my cause and redeem me; give me life according to your promise!” Many people are professing faith in Jesus Christ, and they are believing him for their salvation from sin. They want the Lord to deliver them from … Continue reading We Can Be Free!

I Pledge Allegiance

Malachi 1:6-8 ESV “A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If then I am a father, where is my honor? And if I am a master, where is my fear? says the Lord of hosts to you, O priests, who despise my name. But you say, ‘How have we despised your name?’ … Continue reading I Pledge Allegiance

That I May Know Him

Philippians 3:2-3 ESV “Look out for the dogs, look out for the evildoers, look out for those who mutilate the flesh. For we are the circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God and glory in Christ Jesus and put no confidence in the flesh.” The Evildoers Under the Old Covenant Relationship God had with … Continue reading That I May Know Him

Hearing and Doing Essentials

Jesus had just talked about hypocritical judging and doing to others as we would have them do to us. He told us that we are to enter the narrow gate that leads to life, rather than the wide gate that leads to destruction. And, then he warned us against false teachers who come to us … Continue reading Hearing and Doing Essentials

The Words We Speak

Psalm 139:1-6 ESV “O Lord, you have searched me and known me! You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar. You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways. Even before a word is on my tongue, behold, O … Continue reading The Words We Speak

Choose Life, Not Death

Psalm 95:1-5 ESV “Oh come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation! Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise! For the Lord is a great God, and a great King above … Continue reading Choose Life, Not Death