“I Can’t!”

The Lord Jesus led me to read Psalm 1 (vv. 1-3 ESV). When I was a child, I had few people, if any, to encourage me that I could do anything other than maybe sing. I was the middle child of five children in my family. And, I had a father who didn’t think much … Continue reading “I Can’t!”

Help in Trouble

Thursday, August 10, 2017, 2:32 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Have Thine Own Way, Lord.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 46 (NASB). God our Refuge (vv. 1-3) God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though … Continue reading Help in Trouble

Wait Patiently

Sunday, July 30, 2017, 9:15 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “The Letters.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 37:1-11 (ESV). Fret Not! (vv. 1-2, 7) Fret not yourself because of evildoers; be not envious of wrongdoers! For they will soon fade like the grass and wither … Continue reading Wait Patiently

Of Faith

Thursday, July 13, 2017, 4:11 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “His Tender Mercies.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read several scriptures (in the ESV) on the subject of faith. Be Not Anxious (Matthew 6:25-34) “Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you … Continue reading Of Faith

Gladness and Joy

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 7:48 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “The King is Coming.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Isaiah 51:1-11 (NASB). Look to the Rock (vv. 1-3) “Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness, Who seek the Lord: Look to the rock from which you … Continue reading Gladness and Joy

When Sorrow Comes

Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Look to God.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 1 Peter 3 (select vv. NASB). Be Harmonious (vv. 8-9) To sum up, all of you be harmonious, sympathetic, brotherly, kindhearted, and humble in spirit; not returning evil … Continue reading When Sorrow Comes

Rejoice in the Lord Always

Fear, anxiety, and worry must be universally troublesome to most people because God/Jesus Christ warned his people, and/or he encouraged his people all throughout scripture (and history) to not fear, to not be afraid, to not fret, and to not be anxious, but “in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving,” (to) “present your requests … Continue reading Rejoice in the Lord Always