Choosing Him – Deuteronomy 30:19-20

“…I have set before you life and death, blessing and curse. Therefore choose life, that you and your offspring may live, l oving the LORD your God, obeying his voice and holding fast to him, for he is your life and length of days…” Deuteronomy 30:19-20 The discipleship class I’m a part of in my […]

Our Lord is Upright – Psalm 92:14-15

“They still bear fruit in old age; they are ever full of sap and green, to declare that the LORD is upright; he is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in him.” Psalm 92:14-15 My Lord is upright. Even when I don’t understand His plan, this does not change. He is upright and this […]

Lives Defined by Love – 1 Timothy 2:1-2

“First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way.” 1 Timothy 2:1-2 The apostle Paul has salvation in view with this statement, evidenced […]

Lifted Up For Us – John 3:14-15

“And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, that whoever believes in him may have eternal life.” John 3:14-15 When the serpent was lifted up in the wilderness, it was for those who had sinned grievously against the Lord. They expressed deep, continued distrust […]

Proven Truth – Proverbs 30:5

“Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.” Proverbs 30:5 “This God—his way is perfect; the word of the Lord proves true; he is a shield for all those who take refuge in him.” Psalm 18:30 Every word. Every word of the Lord proves true. As […]

The God We Have Known – Deuteronomy 11:26-28

“See, I am setting before you today a blessing and a curse; the blessing, if you obey the commandments of the LORD your God…and the curse, if you do not obey…but turn aside…to go after other gods that you have not known.” Deuteronomy 11:26-28 In these verses, this morning I was struck by the phrase, […]