Living in the Midst of Liars

Matthew 10:24-25 ESV “A disciple is not above his teacher, nor a servant above his master. It is enough for the disciple to be like his teacher, and the servant like his master. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebul, how much more will they malign those of his household.” Jesus had … Continue reading Living in the Midst of Liars

Shepherds who Destroy and Scatter

Video Talk Jeremiah 23:1-3 ESV “’Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture!’ declares the Lord. Therefore thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, concerning the shepherds who care for my people: ‘You have scattered my flock and have driven them away, and you have not attended to them. … Continue reading Shepherds who Destroy and Scatter

Excuses, Excuses, Excuses

Video Talk James 1:22-25 ESV “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror. For he looks at himself and goes away and at … Continue reading Excuses, Excuses, Excuses

He Commends Himself in His Own Eyes

Psalms 36:1-4 ESV “Transgression speaks to the wickeddeep in his heart;there is no fear of Godbefore his eyes.For he flatters himself in his own eyesthat 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 good.He plots trouble while on his bed;he … Continue reading He Commends Himself in His Own Eyes

“Divorce and Separation” Repost Edited

This is a repost of something that was written and posted in June of this year, but I have added some things to it and have done some editing. Matthew 19:3-6 ESV “And Pharisees came up to him and tested him by asking, ‘Is it lawful to divorce one's wife for any cause?’ He answered, … Continue reading “Divorce and Separation” Repost Edited

They Will Also Persecute You

John 15:4-5 ESV “Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, … Continue reading They Will Also Persecute You

The Insolent Who Wander

Psalms 119:21-24 ESV “You rebuke the insolent, accursed ones, who wander from your commandments. Take away from me scorn and contempt, for I have kept your testimonies. Even though princes sit plotting against me, your servant will meditate on your statutes. Your testimonies are my delight; they are my counselors.” The Insolent Who are the … Continue reading The Insolent Who Wander

Life Can Be Hard Sometimes

Talk Video The Lord Jesus led me to share this old hymn: Come, Ye Disconsolate Lyrics by Thomas Moore, 1816 Arr. by Thomas Hastings, 1831 Music by Samuel Webbe, Sr, 1792 Come, ye disconsolate, where’er ye languish, Come to the mercy seat, fervently kneel. Here bring your wounded hearts, here tell your anguish; Earth has … Continue reading Life Can Be Hard Sometimes

When I Don’t Know What to Pray

So, when I don’t know what to pray I don’t know what to God to say He intercedes for my requests For He knows what is truly best He counsels me when I’m confused When I am hurting or misused When things in life just don’t make sense When people live lives in pretense He … Continue reading When I Don’t Know What to Pray

Be Jesus to the World

Video Talk John 9:1-11 ESV As he passed by, he saw a man blind from birth. And his disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Jesus answered, “It was not that this man sinned, or his parents, but that the works of God might be displayed … Continue reading Be Jesus to the World