Belief that He Is

But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him. – Hebrews 11:6 Jesus said it Himself in Luke 18:8, “…when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?”Continue reading “Belief that He Is”

He’s Telling Us the Truth

And they that were sent went their way, and found even as He had said unto them.” – Luke 19:32 It is a blessed comfort when we walk out into the world, going about our daily tasks, to see that things- and especially people- are found to be exactly as the LORD, in His HolyContinue reading “He’s Telling Us the Truth”

Who Are You Trying to Persuade?

For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ. – Galatians 1:10 Volumes could be written about the implications of straying from the commands made in Galatians 1:1-10. Suffice it to say, straying from theContinue reading “Who Are You Trying to Persuade?”

Sweet Storms

For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. – Romans 8:6 When the storms of life come where do you run for shelter and safety? Do you slip instantly or slowly into despair? Do you sink into the mire of your feelings? Does the light of yourContinue reading “Sweet Storms”

The Word is Alive

But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word. – Acts 6:4 The Holy Word of God continually amazes me! Many of us have heard it said that it is alive- well, of course it is- it is Jesus Christ, after all! I don’t think I meditate on thatContinue reading “The Word is Alive”

Get to Gethsemane

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law. – Galatians 5:22-23 Perhaps you have been a follower of Christ for a number of years or maybe you are a new believer that is on fire for the Lord. Both are wonderfulContinue reading “Get to Gethsemane”

Blind Men Walking

He shall order the lamps upon the pure candlestick before the Lord continually. – Leviticus 24:4 I witnessed a blind man getting off a city bus yesterday. As he stepped down onto the sidewalk his long cane surveyed the land in front of him. He moved the cane side to side as he walked up the sidewalkContinue reading “Blind Men Walking”

Glorious Ditch Moments

Thou has made known to me the ways of life; thou shalt make me full of joy with thy countenance. – Acts 2:28 In the neighborhood where I enjoy taking a walk there is a section of sidewalk that never ceases to grab my attention, so much so, that I often find myself intentionally walkingContinue reading “Glorious Ditch Moments”

A Broken Bread Disciple

And, behold, two of them went that same day to a village called Emmaus, which was from Jerusalem about threescore furlongs. And they talked together of all these things which had happened. And it came to pass, that, while they communed together and reasoned, Jesus himself drew near, and went with them. – Luke 24:13-15Continue reading “A Broken Bread Disciple”

Boast in the Lord

I will bless the Lord at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul shall make her boast in the Lord: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad. O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together. – Psalm 34:1-3 Let me boast in the Lord! Let me sing praises toContinue reading “Boast in the Lord”