Our Security

In that day this song will be sung in the land of Judah: “We have a strong city; He sets up walls and ramparts for security. “Open the gates, that the righteous nation may enter, The one that remains faithful. “The steadfast of mind You will keep in perfect peace, Because he trusts in You. … Continue reading Our Security

Forever With Us

While we live on the face of this earth, we will have troubles, hardships and trials. As followers of Jesus Christ, we have an arch enemy in Satan, who is out to destroy the church. So, we should expect that we will be hated, persecuted, despised and rejected of humankind. Although Satan is our real … Continue reading Forever With Us

Grace and Salt

In our communications with other people, are we being led of the flesh or of the Spirit, or is it sometimes one and sometimes the other? Or, can we be speaking in the power of the Spirit, and then can we switch gears, and speak out of our flesh? How do we know if it … Continue reading Grace and Salt

Arise and Shine

This song is a call to arise (get up; stand up), be steadfast and persistent, and to let our lights (Jesus Christ; our salvation; the gospel; purity; and truth) shine forth from us, so that those outside of faith in Jesus Christ may come to him, to know his saving grace. We may need this … Continue reading Arise and Shine

By Example

Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 3:30 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Muted Trumpet.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 1 Peter 5 (Quoting select vv. ESV). Being Examples (vv. 1-5) So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of … Continue reading By Example

Show Integrity

Saturday, September 9, 2017, 4:56 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Lord, Move Me.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Titus 2:1-14 (ESV). Sound in Doctrine (v. 1) But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine. Not all of us are teachers, in a formal sense … Continue reading Show Integrity

A Steadfast Heart

Saturday, June 24, 2017, 9:33 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Hear my Voice.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 57 (Select vv. NIV). I Take Refuge (v. 1) Have mercy on me, my God, have mercy on me, for in you I take refuge. I will … Continue reading A Steadfast Heart