The Lord Jesus led me to read John 16 (Select vv. ESV). “I have said all these things to you to keep you from falling away.” What are “these things” Jesus said to them to keep them from falling away? Well, first off, He spoke “these things” during the Passover Feast with his disciples. Jesus … Continue reading These Things
There are so many things which divide us as a nation, as a people, and as the children of God. We are divided by hatred, violence, political affiliation, denomination, race, religion, social status, culture, belief systems, etc. We are also divided by greed, love of power, idolatry, spiritual and physical adultery, wars of men, lies, … Continue reading A People Divided
How are our lives impacting others for Jesus Christ? Does our walk match our talk? Do we live what we say we believe? Can others see Christ in us? Or, is what they see our flesh? Do we honor God by our lives, by what we say, and by what we do? Or, are we … Continue reading Who Do We Imitate?
What are you going through? Have you lost a loved one to death? Your spouse has left you for another? Or, your spouse is a sex addict? Your kids are rebellious, drug addicted and out-of-control? You lost your job? You don’t know how you are going to pay your bills? You have just been diagnosed … Continue reading Eyes on Jesus
The Lord Jesus led me to read 1 Chronicles 16 (Select vv. NASB). Oh give thanks to the Lord, call upon His name; Make known His deeds among the peoples. Sing to Him, sing praises to Him; Speak of all His wonders. Glory in His holy name; Let the heart of those who seek the … Continue reading Thought-Provoking
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
The Lord Jesus led me to read Psalm 1 (vv. 1-3 ESV). When I was a child, I had few people, if any, to encourage me that I could do anything other than maybe sing. I was the middle child of five children in my family. And, I had a father who didn’t think much … Continue reading “I Can’t!”