The Authority of Christ – Revelation 12:10

“Now the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of his Christ have come, for the accuser of our brothers has been thrown down, who accuses them day and night before our God.” Revelation 12:10 When I read this verse this morning, the phrase “the authority of His Christ” […]

An Overflowing Flood – Nahum 1:7-8

“The LORD is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; he knows those who take refuge in him. But with an overflowing flood he will make a complete end of the adversaries, and will pursue his enemies into darkness.” Nahum 1:7-8 So much is packed into these verses. The goodness and strength and faithfulness […]

They Will Stumble – Jeremiah 20:11

“But the LORD is with me as a dread warrior; therefore my persecutors will stumble; they will not overcome me. They will be greatly shamed, for they will not succeed. Their eternal dishonor will never be forgotten.” Jeremiah 20:11 As I read over this verse, reflecting on Jeremiah’s firm confidence in the power of his […]

Debating Sin – 1 Peter 1:24-25

“How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word… I will meditate on your precepts and fix my eyes on your ways. I will delight in your statutes; I will not forget your word.” Psalm 119:9, 15-16 “[Christ] himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, […]

Everlasting – Jeremiah 31:3

“I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore I have continued my faithfulness to you.” Jeremiah 31:3b I can get so focused on this life. Even in studying Scripture and the promises of God, there is a tendency to fix my eyes on what this life could bring. As if that’s all there is. […]

The Unseen – 1 Samuel 17:23

“As he talked with them, behold, the champion, the Philistine of Gath, Goliath by name, came up out of the ranks of the Philistines and spoke the same words as before. And David heard him.” 1 Samuel 17:23 For forty days, this champion emerged and challenged the Israelites to send a man to fight him. […]

Empowered to Holiness – Ephesians 1:19-21

“and what is the immeasurable greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his great might that he worked in Christ when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly places, far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and […]