The Holy and the Common – Leviticus 10:10

“You are to distinguish between the holy and the common, and between the unclean and the clean.” Leviticus 10:10 “I appeal to you, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but […]

Honor – Joshua 10:6-8

“And the men of Gibeon sent to Joshua at the camp in Gilgal, saying, ‘Do not relax your hand from your servants. Come up to us quickly and save us and help us, for all the kings of the Amorites who dwell in the hill country are gathered against us.’ So Joshua went up from […]

Waiting with Hope – Psalm 39:7

“And now, O Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in you.” Psalm 39:7 In this psalm, the writer seems to be waiting for deliverance from discipline and for the Lord to deal with the wicked around him. But it got me to thinking about the different applications this statement, this picture of […]

Brothers in Adversity – Proverbs 17:17

“A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.” Proverbs 17:17 “Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.” Galatians 6:2 “Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.” Romans 12:15 This morning I find myself dwelling on the faithfulness of God to bring people into […]

Our Reward – 1 Samuel 26:23-24

“The LORD rewards every man for his righteousness and his faithfulness, for the LORD gave you into my hand today, and I would not put out my hand against the LORD’s anointed. Behold, as your life was precious this day in my sight, so may my life be precious in the sight of the LORD, […]