Ephesians 4:11-13 ESV “And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to … Continue reading Each Part Working Properly
The house of the Lord is the temple of God, which is the body of Christ, which is comprised of those who have trusted in Jesus Christ to be Lord and Savior of their lives. It is not a building, and it is not a human organization, or a church denomination, nor is it a … Continue reading Zeal for Your House
Or, Whole-Hearted? You who claim to be a follower of Jesus Christ, are you passionate for him? Are you on fire for God and for the kingdom of heaven and for his holiness and righteousness to be lived out in your life? Do his words burn in you like a fire? And, you cannot hold … Continue reading Half-Hearted?
Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor; not lagging behind in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord; rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer, contributing to the needs of the … Continue reading In Harmony
I read Psalm 119:137-144 NIV You are righteous, Lord, and your laws are right. The statutes you have laid down are righteous; they are fully trustworthy. So, what are these statutes that God has laid down for us which are righteous and fully trustworthy? When we talk about the “Word of God,” what do we … Continue reading Words
Sunday, November 5, 2017, 5:55 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Total Praise.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read various scriptures on the subject of being devoted to God (NIV/NASB). Devoted – dedicated, fervent, zealous, loyal, faithful, committed, dutiful. Faithful to the Lord Matthew 6:24: “No one can … Continue reading Devoted to God
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