Declare the Truth! Shrink Not!

Acts 20:18-27 ESV “You yourselves know how I lived among you the whole time from the first day that I set foot in Asia, serving the Lord with all humility and with tears and with trials that happened to me through the plots of the Jews; how I did not shrink from declaring to you … Continue reading Declare the Truth! Shrink Not!

I Tell Him My Troubles

Psalms 142:1-4 ESV “With my voice I cry out to the Lord;with my voice I plead for mercy to the Lord.I pour out my complaint before him;I tell my trouble before him.When my spirit faints within me,you know my way!In the path where I walkthey have hidden a trap for me.Look to the right and … Continue reading I Tell Him My Troubles

Why? Because We Love God

1 Thessalonians 2:5-12 ESV “For we never came with words of flattery, as you know, nor with a pretext for greed—God is witness. Nor did we seek glory from people, whether from you or from others, though we could have made demands as apostles of Christ. But we were gentle among you, like a nursing … Continue reading Why? Because We Love God

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

The Unrighteous Killing the Righteous

1 John 3:11-16 ESV “For this is the message that you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another. We should not be like Cain, who was of the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his own deeds were evil and his brother's righteous. Do … Continue reading The Unrighteous Killing the Righteous

Casting Our Cares on Him

1 Peter 5:5-7 ESV “Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for ‘God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.’ Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.” … Continue reading Casting Our Cares on Him

Opposing Forces in Our Lives

Job was a righteous man who loved and who served God, but God gave Satan permission to inflict Job by touching all that he had, but to not touch him. So, in one day all of Job’s animals and his servants (but for a few) and his children were struck down, and they all died. … Continue reading Opposing Forces in Our Lives

What He Opens No ONe Can shut

Revelation 3:7-13 ESV “And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: ‘The words of the holy one, the true one, who has the key of David, who opens and no one will shut, who shuts and no one opens. “‘I know your works. Behold, I have set before you an open door, which … Continue reading What He Opens No ONe Can shut

Fear Not! God is Our Helper

Isaiah 41:8-10 ESV “But you, Israel, my servant, Jacob, whom I have chosen, the offspring of Abraham, my friend; you whom I took from the ends of the earth, and called from its farthest corners, saying to you, ‘You are my servant, I have chosen you and not cast you off’; fear not, for I … Continue reading Fear Not! God is Our Helper

Timely Measures

Timely measures are His treasures That He gives to make us better. Much is needed to make holy Those who follow Him so closely. God is sovereign over all things, Holy living to our lives brings, So He takes us through our trials, Some which come now through Belials. No escaping hardships plenty, Thinking we … Continue reading Timely Measures