Overcoming

Revelation 3:1-6 ESV “And to the angel of the church in Sardis write: ‘The words of him who has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars. “‘I know your works. You have the reputation of being alive, but you are dead. Wake up, and strengthen what remains and is about to die, for … Continue reading Overcoming

What Will It Take?

Revelation 3:14-17 ESV “And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: ‘The words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of God's creation. “‘I know your works: you are neither cold nor hot. Would that you were either cold or hot! So, because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor … Continue reading What Will It Take?

While He May Be Found

Isaiah 55:6-9 ESV “Seek the Lord while he may be found; call upon him while he is near; let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the Lord, that he may have compassion on him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon. For my thoughts … Continue reading While He May Be Found

Mostly Dead

Revelation 3:1-2 ESV And to the angel of the church in Sardis write: “The words of him who has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars. “I know your works. You have the reputation of being alive, but you are dead. Wake up, and strengthen what remains and is about to die, for … Continue reading Mostly Dead

A People Divided

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

Deeply Despised

Thursday, October 12, 2017, 9:44 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “For Our Nation.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Isaiah 49 (quoting vv. 5-10 ESV). His Servant (vv. 5-6) And now the Lord says, he who formed me from the womb to be his servant, to bring … Continue reading Deeply Despised

The Way

Sunday, July 9, 2017, 8:18 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “God Will Make a Way.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read various scriptures (in the ESV) on the subject of “the way.” Jesus is The Way (Jn. 14:6) Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and … Continue reading The Way

Dead or Alive?

Thursday, June 22, 2017, 8:33 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Wake Up!” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Revelation 3:1-6 (ESV). “And to the angel of the church in Sardis write: ‘The words of him who has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars. “‘I … Continue reading Dead or Alive?

Do Right

Thursday, May 18, 2017, 5:14 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Near the Cross.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Isaiah 56 (ESV). Hold it Fast (vv. 1-2) Thus says the Lord: “Keep justice, and do righteousness, for soon my salvation will come, and my righteousness be revealed. … Continue reading Do Right

Weak Knees

Friday, May 12, 2017, 1:29 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Full Release.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Hebrews 12:1-13 (ESV). Every Weight (vv. 1-2) Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which … Continue reading Weak Knees