Luke 12:1-3 ESV In the meantime, when so many thousands of the people had gathered together that they were trampling one another, he began to say to his disciples first, “Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. Nothing is covered up that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be … Continue reading Beware the Leaven!
Deuteronomy 18:9-14 ESV “When you come into the land that the Lord your God is giving you, you shall not learn to follow the abominable practices of those nations… And because of these abominations the Lord your God is driving them out before you. You shall be blameless before the Lord your God, for these … Continue reading Abominable Practices
For Their Salvation Romans 10:1-4 NASB Brethren, my heart’s desire and my prayer to God for them is for their salvation. For I testify about them that they have a zeal for God, but not in accordance with knowledge. For not knowing about God’s righteousness and seeking to establish their own, they did not subject … Continue reading Obstinate People
Do you lay claims to being a follower of Jesus Christ? Does your walk match your talk? Or are you, behind closed doors, someone else entirely? The Lord Jesus led me to read Galatians 4 (Select vv. NASB). However, at that time, when you did not know God, you were slaves to those which by … Continue reading Enslaved Again?
God would rather the doors of our churches be shut than for us to offer up shallow forms of worship and praise to him, which may stir the emotions, but not produce changed hearts, minds, and lives for Jesus Christ. It is better to have no sacrifices, than to have vain ones (See: Malachi 1:10). … Continue reading Vain Worship
The Lord Jesus led me to read Psalm 95 (vv. 7b-11 NASB). Has God blessed us today with life? Is there food in our stomachs? Do we have roofs over our heads? Do we have warm places to sleep? Are we adequately clothed? Not everyone is so blessed! How often do we, who are so … Continue reading The Easy Life?
Thursday, November 9, 2017, 9:54 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Jesus, I Am Resting, Resting.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Isaiah 1 (Quoting select vv. NASB). OLD and NEW The nation of Israel of Old Testament times, and before Jesus Christ’s death on a cross for … Continue reading If It Fits