By Your Grace

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast” (Eph. 2:8-9 NIV). This song is a prayer to the Lord for him to be to me all I need in order for me … Continue reading By Your Grace

Abiding in Christ

The Lord Jesus led me to read John 15 (Select vv. ESV). Are you in a true relationship with Jesus Christ? Are you genuinely saved from your sins, and bound for heaven? How do you know this? How can you be sure? What did Jesus Christ have to say on this subject? “I am the … Continue reading Abiding in Christ

Though a War

When we follow Jesus Christ with our lives, and we teach what is truth, from God’s Word, although some people will welcome the truth, some will not, and they may even strongly oppose us. This is not to say that we will always get everything right, though, for we are not God, although God is … Continue reading Though a War

Because of What He’s Done

The Lord Jesus led me to read Hebrews 2 (Select vv. ESV). Jesus Christ, the Son of God (and God), and creator of the world, left his throne in heaven, came to earth, took on human flesh, and suffered like we suffer. He was also tempted in like manner as we are tempted, yet without … Continue reading Because of What He’s Done

If You Have

The Lord Jesus led me to read Colossians 3 (vv. 1-4 NASB) Therefore, if you have been raised up with Christ… That word “if” is a big word, although it often goes unnoticed. When we see this word “if” show up in scripture, we should take notice, for it implies uncertainty, the unknown, or that … Continue reading If You Have

Love Conquers All

Saturday, November 11, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “My Jesus, I Love Thee.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 1 John 2 (Quoting select vv. NASB). We Know Him (vv. 1-6) My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may … Continue reading Love Conquers All

Love Never Fails

Monday, November 6, 2017, 3:33 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Oh, To Be Like Thee, Blessed Redeemer.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 1 Corinthians 13:4-8a (ESV/NASB). Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not … Continue reading Love Never Fails