After Worthlessness – Jeremiah 2:5, 12-13

“Thus says the LORD: ‘What wrong did your fathers find in me that they went far from me, and went after worthlessness, and became worthless?… Be appalled, O heavens, at this; be shocked, be utterly desolate, declares the LORD, for my people have committed two evils: they have forsaken me, the fountain of living waters, […]

By Command of God – 1 Timothy 1:1

“Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by command of God our Savior and of Christ Jesus our hope” 1 Timothy 1:1 Such strength is seen here in Paul’s opening statement. He is an apostle by the command of God. Upon reading this, the thought occurred to me: how lightly do we tend to view the […]

Our Refiner – Malachi 3:1-3

“Behold, I send my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me. And the Lord whom you seek will suddenly come to his temple; and the messenger of the covenant in whom you delight, behold, he is coming, says the LORD of hosts. But who can endure the day of his coming, and who […]