Month: April 2019

30
Apr

God, our Shadow

Psalm 121:5:  The Lord is your keeper; the Lord is your shade at your right hand. God watches over His people.  He keeps them safe and secure.  He is like a shadow to His people to keep them comfortable from the scorching sun and to refresh them. A shady spot on a hot summer’s day […]

29
Apr

Obeying God’s word

Proverbs 16:20:  He who heeds the word wisely will find good, and whoever trusts in the Lord, happy is he. Wisdom comes from God and unless we ask it of Him, we will live in ignorance of how much our life will be blessed if we had just asked God for wisdom.  If we know […]

28
Apr

The Song God Likes

Psalm 101:1- “I will sing of mercy and justice; to You, O Lord, I will sing praises.” Isn’t it wonderful to know that our God loves to hear us sing?  Music and singing were a cherished part of Israel’s culture and a number of times in the Bible people sang songs of joy, love, thankfulness, […]

27
Apr

Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow

Ephesians 1:3 – “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ.” “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ”. (NIV)  God the Creator of all things and of all earthly and heavenly blessings needs […]

26
Apr

Saying is Believing

Romans 10:9 – “If you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.” “And after eight days again his disciples were within, and Thomas with them:Then came Jesus, the doors being shut, and stood in the midst, and said, […]

25
Apr

Jesus the Attorney

Romans 8:34 – “Who is he who condemns? It is Christ who died, and furthermore is also risen, who is even at the right hand of God, who also makes intercession for us.” One of the worst feelings we can have is guilt.  And for us to feel guilty, there has to be an accuser. […]

24
Apr

Trust God – Not Men

Jeremiah 17:7 – “Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, And whose hope is the Lord.” “Blessed are all who take refuge in Him.” (Psalm 2:12) “Blessed is the man who has made the Lord his trust, who has not turned to the proud, nor to those who lapse into falsehood.” (Psalm 40:4) […]

23
Apr

A God Who Waits For You

Isaiah 30:18 – “Therefore the Lord will wait, that He may be gracious to you; And therefore He will be exalted, that He may have mercy on you. For the Lord is a God of justice; Blessed are all those who wait for Him.” When we ride behind a public bus we see people running […]

22
Apr

Happiness From Above

Proverbs 28:14 – “Happy is the man who is always reverent, But he who hardens his heart will fall into calamity.” One man in the Bible is mentioned a few times for having a hardened heart: the Egyptian Pharaoh who repeatedly rejected Moses’ pleas to release the people of Israel who were in slavery. Pharaoh’s […]

21
Apr

Living Hope

1 Peter 1:3 – “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.” What a day of rejoicing it would have been! The disciples and Jesus’s closest followers had thought […]