Isaiah 43:10-13 NIV “’You are my witnesses,’ declares the Lord,‘and my servant whom I have chosen,so that you may know and believe meand understand that I am he.Before me no god was formed,nor will there be one after me.I, even I, am the Lord,and apart from me there is no savior.I have revealed and saved … Continue reading There are Conditions
Malachi 1:6-8 ESV “A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If then I am a father, where is my honor? And if I am a master, where is my fear? says the Lord of hosts to you, O priests, who despise my name. But you say, ‘How have we despised your name?’ … Continue reading I Pledge Allegiance
Philippians 3:2-3 ESV “Look out for the dogs, look out for the evildoers, look out for those who mutilate the flesh. For we are the circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God and glory in Christ Jesus and put no confidence in the flesh.” The Evildoers Under the Old Covenant Relationship God had with … Continue reading That I May Know Him
The Lord Jesus put this on my heart to sing this evening in a prayer to the Lord. It would be a good prayer for us who believe in Jesus to pray to him right now. Have Thine Own Way, Lord Words by Adelaide A. Pollard, 1907 Music by George C. Stebbins, 1907 Have Thine … Continue reading Hymn: Have Thine Own Way, Lord
Fleshly Desires James 4:1-3 ESV “What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? Is it not this, that your passions are at war within you? You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have, because you do not ask. You … Continue reading Passions at War
The Lord Jesus has led me to write a series of devotions on the subject of the church. This will be the fourth in that series, as I am looking into what the church should look like and how we should function as the body of Christ. I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the … Continue reading The Church in Humility
Ephesians 5:1-2 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. The word “therefore,” refers back to something that was said previously. So, when a sentence begins with “therefore,” we should go back and … Continue reading Not Even a Hint
An Original Work / September 24, 2019 Hear the whispers. Makes you think. Mind now wonders, “What’s the stink?” Is it factual? Makes you doubt. Hear what’s hidden In the clout. Preys on people Who’re naïve. Love they to make Many scenes. Who has done it? Do they know? Or, is all this Just for … Continue reading What’s the Stink?