Hebrews 12:14-17 ESV “Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord. See to it that no one fails to obtain the grace of God; that no ‘root of bitterness’ springs up and causes trouble, and by it many become defiled; that no one is sexually immoral … Continue reading Don’t Test the Providence of God
Give God Your Heart Proverbs 23:26-28 ESV “My son, give me your heart, and let your eyes observe my ways. For a prostitute is a deep pit; an adulteress is a narrow well. She lies in wait like a robber and increases the traitors among mankind.” This instruction isn’t just for men, or just for … Continue reading Straight Talk
A Great Fall!
When I was a child, a long, long time ago, here in the United States of America, someone read to me, or I read what were called “Nursery Rhymes.” Honestly, I don’t know why these stories (rhymes) were read to young children, for most all of them were about something bad that happened to someone, … Continue reading A Great Fall!
Where Are They All?
An Original Work / January 30, 2020 Where are all the children? Where’s the laughter and the joy? Where’s the smiles and the twinkling eyes Of the girls and of the boys? Where’s the sunshine, moon and stars That once shone, oh so bright? Where’s the hugs and kisses of the mamas As they tell … Continue reading Where Are They All?
Serious About God
Romans 13:1-4a ESV Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment. For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, … Continue reading Serious About God
The Devil’s Schemes
The Lord Jesus gave me a vision this morning that he is using to help me get out of this passage the lesson he has for me to share today from his Word. The Vision: I saw a very large vehicle, like a Cadillac from the 1960s, drive up in front of a building, right … Continue reading The Devil’s Schemes
Galatians 5:13-15 ESV For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another. For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” But if you bite and devour one another, watch out that … Continue reading Christian Fakery
It Only Takes Once!
2 Corinthians 1:3-4 ESV Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by … Continue reading It Only Takes Once!
A Fake Separation
Psalm 73:1-3 ESV Truly God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart. But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled, my steps had nearly slipped. For I was envious of the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. The flesh can be very alluring. Sin can be extremely … Continue reading A Fake Separation
If You Are Willing
The Lord Jesus led me to read Matthew 11 (Select vv. NIV). “‘I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way before you.’” V. 10b “From the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven has been forcefully advancing, and forceful men lay hold of it. For all … Continue reading If You Are Willing