Setting God Before Ourselves – Psalm 54:3

“For strangers have risen against me; ruthless men seek my life; they do not set God before themselves.” Psalm 54:3 “They do not set God before themselves.” This statement, here describing evil men, begs the question: Do I? Do I elevate the will and desires and plans of God above my own? Do I treasure […]

Reshaping – 1 Corinthians 7:17

“Only let each person lead the life that the Lord has assigned to him, and to which God has called him.” 1 Corinthians 7:17a Reading this verse brings such encouragement to my heart. It is highlighting for me both the sovereignty of my God and the devotion to Him that is to characterize our lives. […]

His Word Still Stands – 2 Samuel 7:28

“And now, O Lord GOD, you are God, and your words are true, and you have promised this good thing to your servant.” 2 Samuel 7:28 I love this unequivocal statement David makes: “You are God, and your words are true.” No doubt. No question. The Lord God spoke, and David believed every word. He […]

Never On Your Own – Hebrews 13:20-21

“Now may the God of peace who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, the great shepherd of the sheep, by the blood of the eternal covenant, equip you with everything good that you may do his will, working in us that which is pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be […]