At Full Price – 1 Chronicles 21:22-24

“And David said to Ornan, ‘Give me the site of the threshing floor that I may build on it an altar to the LORD—give it to me at its full price—that the plague may be averted from the people.’ Then Ornan said to David, ‘Take it, and let my lord the king do what seems […]

The War is Over – Isaiah 40:1-2

“Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her that her warfare is ended, that her iniquity has been pardoned, that she has received from the LORD’s hand double for all her sins.” Isaiah 40:1-2 Peace just seems to flow through these verses. The assurance of God that the […]

Taken Away – Zechariah 3:1-4

“Then he showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of the LORD, and Satan standing at his right hand to accuse him. And the LORD said to Satan, ‘The LORD rebuke you, O Satan! The LORD who has chosen Jerusalem rebuke you! Is not this a brand plucked from the fire?’ Now […]

Do Not Be Grieved – Nehemiah 8:2-10

“So Ezra the priest brought the Law before the assembly…And he read from it facing the square before the Water Gate from early morning until midday, in the presence of the men and the women and those who could understand. And the ears of all the people were attentive to the Book of the Law…And […]

Instead of Shame – Isaiah 61:7

“Instead of your shame there shall be a double portion; instead of dishonor they shall rejoice in their lot; therefore in their land they shall possess a double portion; they shall have everlasting joy.” Isaiah 61:7 Earlier this morning my mind was drawn back to the shame of certain points in my past. Sometimes when […]

Delivered – Romans 7:24-8:1

“Wretched man that I am! Who will deliver me from this body of death? Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord!…There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” Romans 7:24-8:1 It truly is remarkable how much grace we are shown by the God of Heaven. How thoroughly He […]