1 Peter 5:5-7 NIV “All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, “’God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.’ “Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” Humble Yourselves The … Continue reading Our Enemy Wants to Devour Us
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!
James 4:1-2 NIV “What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don’t they come from your desires that battle within you? You desire but do not have, so you kill. You covet but you cannot get what you want, so you quarrel and fight.” If you are one who professes faith in Jesus Christ, and if … Continue reading Why Quarrel and Fight?
Philippians 2:3-4 ESV “Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.” Selfish Ambition What is the reason Jesus died on that cross? Was it not that we might die … Continue reading Don’t Be Selfish
An Original Work / April 23, 2020 Based partially on Psalm 73 He’s bent on destruction, No thought to his ways, Man’s infatuations Are causing delays. No mind for the future, Thinks only of self, And that’s because He has Put God on the shelf. His pride is his necklace, Thinks God does not know … Continue reading Man’s Infatuations
Romans 10:1-4 ESV Brothers, my heart's desire and prayer to God for them is that they may be saved. For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge. For, being ignorant of the righteousness of God, and seeking to establish their own, they did not submit to … Continue reading Man-Made Faith
Proverbs 27:1-2 ESV Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring. Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips. Proverbs 16:18 says, “Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.” So, we are to guard our hearts … Continue reading Pride Before a Fall
My passage of scripture for today is taken from Matthew 4, which is concerning the three temptations of Jesus by the devil in the wilderness. So, as I began to pray and to ask the Lord Jesus what he would want me to learn from this passage today, he brought to mind this scripture in … Continue reading The One Who Does
Mark 9:33-35 ESV And they came to Capernaum. And when he was in the house he asked them, “What were you discussing on the way?” But they kept silent, for on the way they had argued with one another about who was the greatest. And he sat down and called the twelve. And he said … Continue reading Humility vs. Pride
Proverbs 19:1-3 NASB Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity Than he who is perverse in speech and is a fool. Also it is not good for a person to be without knowledge, And he who hurries his footsteps errs. The foolishness of man ruins his way, And his heart rages against … Continue reading A Storming Heart