Month: March 2020

As From Him

As From Him Scripture:  Jesus answered, “You would have no power over me if it were not given to you from above. Therefore the one who handed me over to you is guilty of a greater sin.”  John 19:11 Think of the sacrifices asked of you as coming from the hand of your Savior – from the One …

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Gratitude

Gratitude Today’s Scripture:  “Whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him”– Colossians 3:17 When we consider all that Jesus Christ has done for us (how long has it been since you considered this?), we see that Paul’s instruction …

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A Better Way

A Better Way Today’s Scripture:  “I am the way.” John 14:6 Are there times when you are hesitant about going to God? Maybe because of unkind words you’ve spoken. Things you’ve done. Unforgiveness you’ve harbored in your heart. Do these things ever make you feel guilty and unworthy to enter into the presence of our holy …

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Names Of God

Names of God Today’s Scripture:  “Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name… who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases”– Psalm 103:1,3 It is hard to find a more passionate doxology anywhere in Scripture than David’s heart cry here. All that is within me, …

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Cross of Christ

Cross of Christ Today’s Scripture:  “If I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? then is the offence of the cross ceased”– Galatians 5:11 This is an astounding insight from Paul, regarding the truth of the cross. The church at Galatia was being hounded by Judaizers, who insisted that traditional, Jewish circumcision was …

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Prayer

Prayer Today’s Scripture:  “……I prayed to the God of heaven” – Nehemiah 2:4 There are numerous points of interest to this prayer. First, notice the context of it. It is not a quiet bedroom, or a crowded church pew, or a scenic nature spot — Nehemiah prays to God in the middle of a conversation …

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God’s Word

God’s Word Today’s Scripture:  “My mother and my brethren are these which hear the word of God, and do it” – Luke 8:21 Here Jesus describes his spiritual family members. Many today, and through the centuries since Jesus spoke these words, have claimed affiliation with Him. But Jesus’ own words rebuke His would-be, fair-weather, so-called …

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Salvation

Salvation Today’s Scripture:  “Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will, To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved.” – Ephesians 1:5-6 The salvation that is in Jesus Christ is predestinated. It …

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