Acts 4:13 ESV “Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were uneducated, common men, they were astonished. And they recognized that they had been with Jesus.” I love how this states that the religious rulers and elders in the temple of God recognized that Peter and John had … Continue reading Keep on Speaking the Truth
We are His Servants
Like a Sharp Sword Isaiah 49:1-4 ESV “Listen to me, O coastlands, and give attention, you peoples from afar. The Lord called me from the womb, from the body of my mother he named my name. He made my mouth like a sharp sword; in the shadow of his hand he hid me; he made … Continue reading We are His Servants
Is it Your Aim to Please Jesus?
Suffering as a Good Soldier 2 Timothy 2:1-3 ESV “You then, my child, be strengthened by the grace that is in Christ Jesus, and what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men, who will be able to teach others also. Share in suffering as a good soldier … Continue reading Is it Your Aim to Please Jesus?
Speak the Words of Life
The Day of Pentecost was past, the church (the body of Christ) was growing in numbers, and the apostles were preaching the gospel and healing the sick and afflicted in the name of Jesus Christ. But they were also facing much opposition from the same people who opposed Jesus Christ. Rulers in the temple arrested … Continue reading Speak the Words of Life
My Heart’s Desire
An Original Work / April 15, 2021 Oh, Lord, You are my heart’s desire I want to do what You require To meet with You at break of day To read Your word, to bow and pray To listen to Your every word To think not that it is absurd To drink its truths into … Continue reading My Heart’s Desire
Your Throne, O God, is Forever
Hebrews 1:1-3 ESV “Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. He is the radiance of the glory … Continue reading Your Throne, O God, is Forever
Walk It! Don’t Just Talk It!
2 Corinthians 5:11 ESV “Therefore, knowing the fear of the Lord, we persuade others.” The Fear of the Lord Do we know what it means to fear the Lord? It means that we honor, value, esteem, revere, respect, worship and obey him. We are not hearers of the word only, but we are doers of … Continue reading Walk It! Don’t Just Talk It!
In the Midst Of
Philippians 2:14-18 ESV “Do all things without grumbling or disputing, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world, holding fast to the word of life, so that in the day of Christ I … Continue reading In the Midst Of
What Has Happened to Me
Philippians 1:12-14 ESV “I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel, so that it has become known throughout the whole imperial guard and to all the rest that my imprisonment is for Christ. And most of the brothers, having become confident in the Lord … Continue reading What Has Happened to Me
His Word in My Heart
Psalm 119:9-11 ESV “How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word. With my whole heart I seek you; let me not wander from your commandments! I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.” Sexual purity seems to be a … Continue reading His Word in My Heart