Let’s Be Reasonable!

Philippians 4:4-5 ESV “Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone.” This word “rejoice” literally means to be favorably inclined towards (to prefer, to choose) God’s grace and to be glad for God’s grace (1). So, what is God’s grace? It is the purpose for which … Continue reading Let’s Be Reasonable!

Ever Trusting, Resting

Friday, February 17, 2017, 11:46 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Jesus, I am Resting, Resting.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read James 1 (ESV). Various Trials (vv. 1-4, 12) James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes in the Dispersion: … Continue reading Ever Trusting, Resting

Ignorant of Righteousness

Saturday, December 17, 2016, 7:30 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Jesus, I Am Resting, Resting.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Romans 10:1-17 (ESV). Zeal for God (vv. 1-4) Brothers, my heart's desire and prayer to God for them is that they may be saved. For I … Continue reading Ignorant of Righteousness

My Strong Refuge

Monday, October 24, 2016, 8:30 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Jesus, I am Resting, Resting.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 71 (Select vv. NIV). Rescue Me (vv. 1-4, 7-9) In you, Lord, I have taken refuge; let me never be put to shame. In your … Continue reading My Strong Refuge

Hear my Voice, Lord

Friday, October 21, 2016, 2:35 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Hear My Voice.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 64 (ESV). Their Evil Purpose (vv. 1-6) Hear my voice, O God, in my complaint; preserve my life from dread of the enemy. Hide me from the … Continue reading Hear my Voice, Lord