Do Not Cease to Bear Fruit

Trust in Man Jeremiah 17:5-6 ESV “Thus says the Lord: ‘Cursed is the man who trusts in man and makes flesh his strength, whose heart turns away from the Lord. He is like a shrub in the desert, and shall not see any good come. He shall dwell in the parched places of the wilderness, … Continue reading Do Not Cease to Bear Fruit

You Have Kept Count of my Tossings

My Enemies Trample on Me Psalms 56:1-4 ESV “Be gracious to me, O God, for man tramples on me; all day long an attacker oppresses me; my enemies trample on me all day long, for many attack me proudly. When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. In God, whose word I praise, … Continue reading You Have Kept Count of my Tossings

The Lord Searches our Hearts

Jeremiah 17:5-6 ESV “Thus says the Lord: ‘Cursed is the man who trusts in man and makes flesh his strength, whose heart turns away from the Lord. He is like a shrub in the desert, and shall not see any good come. He shall dwell in the parched places of the wilderness, in an uninhabited … Continue reading The Lord Searches our Hearts

He Will Carry and He Will Save

Isaiah 46:1-2 ESV “Bel bows down; Nebo stoops; their idols are on beasts and livestock; these things you carry are borne as burdens on weary beasts. They stoop; they bow down together; they cannot save the burden, but themselves go into captivity.” Many people, although professing the name of Jesus as Savior of their lives, … Continue reading He Will Carry and He Will Save

Fight Lies with Truth

James 1:2-4, 12 ESV “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.” “Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for … Continue reading Fight Lies with Truth

Whose Trust is The Lord

Jeremiah 17:1-2 ESV “The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron; with a point of diamond it is engraved on the tablet of their heart, and on the horns of their altars, while their children remember their altars and their Asherim, beside every green tree and on the high hills.” The Lord … Continue reading Whose Trust is The Lord

Our Help and Our Shield

Psalm 33:8-12 ESV “Let all the earth fear the Lord; let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him! For he spoke, and it came to be; he commanded, and it stood firm. “The Lord brings the counsel of the nations to nothing; he frustrates the plans of the peoples. The counsel … Continue reading Our Help and Our Shield

According to Our Ways

Trust in Man Jeremiah 17:5-6 ESV Thus says the Lord: “Cursed is the man who trusts in man and makes flesh his strength, whose heart turns away from the Lord. He is like a shrub in the desert, and shall not see any good come. He shall dwell in the parched places of the wilderness, … Continue reading According to Our Ways