They Will Think Us Peculiar

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.” When you think of worship, what comes to mind? When I hear other Christians speak of worship of God, primarily what I hear … Continue reading They Will Think Us Peculiar

According to His Pleasure and Will

Ephesians 1:3-4 NIV “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight.” The “us” being spoken of here … Continue reading According to His Pleasure and Will

You’re Standing Firm? Be Careful!

Psalms 95:6-7 NIV “Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker; for he is our God and we are the people of his pasture, the flock under his care.” When I think of us worshipping our Lord, what always comes to mind is this: “Therefore, I urge you, … Continue reading You’re Standing Firm? Be Careful!

Surrendered to God

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.” Surrender As followers of Jesus Christ, our lives are to be surrendered to our Lord unequivocally. There is not to be “wiggle room” … Continue reading Surrendered to God

Before It’s Too Late

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.” When you think of worship of God, what comes to mind immediately? In America, the response I often get is this image of … Continue reading Before It’s Too Late

Acceptable Worship

Friday, October 13, 2017, 10:18 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “I Will Lift My Eyes.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Romans 12:1-2 (ESV). I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to … Continue reading Acceptable Worship

In Faithfulness

Friday, August 4, 2017, 1:27 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “In Faithfulness He Leads Me.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 96 (NASB). Good Tidings (vv. 1-6) Sing to the Lord a new song; Sing to the Lord, all the earth. Sing to the Lord, bless … Continue reading In Faithfulness

Rejoicing the Heart

Monday, July 24, 2017, 6:23 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “He Touched My Mouth.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 19:7-14 (ESV). We read in the Bible that “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training … Continue reading Rejoicing the Heart