Isaiah 26:1-3 ESV “In that day this song will be sung in the land of Judah: ‘We have a strong city; he sets up salvation as walls and bulwarks. Open the gates, that the righteous nation that keeps faith may enter in. You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because … Continue reading If Favor is Shown to the Wicked
God’s Steadfast Love
Psalm 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 God’s Steadfast Love
An Original Work / November 30, 2019 Heartless, callous, given to pride, Cruel masters, side by side, Churning, burning, inside out, Leading people, God to doubt. Winsome lovers of the flesh, Oh, their sins they do caress. Given to mockery, for a laugh, Then, on purpose, make a gaffe. Hiding all their sins, in pride, … Continue reading Churning, Burning
Free From Distractions
Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. Psalm 1:1-2 ESV So, the last devotion the Lord … Continue reading Free From Distractions
Why Do You Believe?
Proverbs 15:7-11 NASB The lips of the wise spread knowledge, But the hearts of fools are not so. The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord, But the prayer of the upright is His delight. The way of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord, But He loves one who pursues … Continue reading Why Do You Believe?
Who Rises Up for Me?
Psalm 94:1-7 ESV O Lord, God of vengeance, O God of vengeance, shine forth! Rise up, O judge of the earth; repay to the proud what they deserve! O Lord, how long shall the wicked, how long shall the wicked exult? They pour out their arrogant words; all the evildoers boast. They crush your people, … Continue reading Who Rises Up for Me?
Firm and Steadfast
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 Firm and Steadfast
They Confuse You
Sunday, November 12, 2017, 4:47 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “I’ll Walk with God.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Isaiah 3 (Quoting select vv. NASB). Who is This For? Again, the nation of Israel, from the times of the Old Testament up to Jesus Christ’s death … Continue reading They Confuse You
He is Watching
Sunday, October 22, 2017, 6:22 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “To Be Like Him.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Proverbs 15 (quoting select vv. NASB). Good and Evil 3 The eyes of the Lord are in every place, Watching the evil and the good. 8 The … Continue reading He is Watching
Against the Righteous
Thursday, October 19, 2017, 9:11 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Wait.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 37:1-15 (NIV). The Wicked Plot (vv. 12-15) The wicked plot against the righteous and gnash their teeth at them; but the Lord laughs at the wicked, for he knows … Continue reading Against the Righteous