God Hears the Prayers of the Righteous

Proverbs 15:3 ESV “The eyes of the Lord are in every place, keeping watch on the evil and the good.” The Lord knows what is going on, even if we don’t. He sees behind closed doors and he hears private conversations and he can see what is being viewed on the internet by all of … Continue reading God Hears the Prayers of the Righteous

Do Not Envy the Wicked

Psalms 73:1-3 ESV (Also read verses 4 to 12) “Truly God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart. But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled, my steps had nearly slipped. For I was envious of the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.” Under the New Covenant … Continue reading Do Not Envy the Wicked

He Flatters Himself in His Own Eyes

Psalms 36:1-4 ESV “Transgression speaks to the wicked deep in his heart; there is no fear of God before his eyes. For he flatters himself in his own eyes that his iniquity cannot be found out and hated. The words of his mouth are trouble and deceit; he has ceased to act wisely and do … Continue reading He Flatters Himself in His Own Eyes

The Way of the Upright

Whoever Walks in Uprightness Proverbs 14:2, 5, 25 ESV “Whoever walks in uprightness fears the Lord, but he who is devious in his ways despises him. A faithful witness does not lie, but a false witness breathes out lies. A truthful witness saves lives, but one who breathes out lies is deceitful.” To fear the … Continue reading The Way of the Upright

Our Hearts are Firm

Psalm 112:1-3 ESV “Praise the Lord! Blessed is the man who fears the Lord, who greatly delights in his commandments! His offspring will be mighty in the land; the generation of the upright will be blessed. Wealth and riches are in his house, and his righteousness endures forever.” To fear the Lord is to show … Continue reading Our Hearts are Firm

How to Understand This?

The Arrogant Wicked Psalm 73:6-9 ESV “Therefore pride is their necklace; violence covers them as a garment. Their eyes swell out through fatness; their hearts overflow with follies. They scoff and speak with malice; loftily they threaten oppression. They set their mouths against the heavens, and their tongue struts through the earth.” The arrogant wicked … Continue reading How to Understand This?

The Wicked Draw Near

Saturday, August 5, 2017, 4:00 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “It is Well with My Soul.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 119:129-152 (NASB). Wonderful Testimonies (vv. 129-136) Your testimonies are wonderful; Therefore my soul observes them. The unfolding of Your words gives light; It gives … Continue reading The Wicked Draw Near