Colossians 1:13-14 NASB For He rescued us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. He Rescued Us The whole purpose of our salvation, the reason Jesus went to that cross to die for our sins, is that we … Continue reading The Difference He Makes
Are you presently struggling with sin? What I mean is, not are you are being tempted, but are you giving in to the flesh thinking that sin or Satan has power over you and that you don't have the ability to say "NO!" to sin? In the book of Romans, chapter 7, Paul described for … Continue reading Jesus, Rescue Me!
The Lord Jesus led me to read Ephesians 5 (Select vv. ESV). Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. vv. 1-2 The goal of our salvation from sin is that we might be … Continue reading Walk in Love
Monday, October 23, 2017, 11:33 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Gift of God.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read various scriptures in the NIV on the subject of encouragement. Our Need of Encouragement We all need encouragement, don’t we? And, by encouragement I don’t mean merely patting … Continue reading Encourage One Another
Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 6:00 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “He Lifted Our Burdens.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 25 (Select vv. ESV). Our Enemies (vv. 1-3) To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul. O my God, in you I trust; let me … Continue reading Troubles of the Heart
Saturday, July 8, 2017, 3:37 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “He Reached Down.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 2 Peter 2 (Select vv. ESV). False Teachers (vv. 1-3) But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who … Continue reading Rescued from Trials
Monday, June 19, 2017, 3:38 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “A Believer’s Prayer.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Galatians 1 (NASB). To Rescue Us (vv. 1-5) Paul, an apostle (not sent from men nor through the agency of man, but through Jesus Christ and God the … Continue reading Distortions of Truth
Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 2:52 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “I Will Lift My Eyes.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 145 (Select vv. ESV). He is Merciful (vv. 8-9) The Lord is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. The Lord … Continue reading The Lord Is