Written on Your Heart – Proverbs 3:3-4

“Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart. So you will find favor and good success in the sight of God and man.” Proverbs 3:3-4 This is a call from a father to his son to not only keep to the father’s […]

Rejoicing at This Word – Acts 13:38-48

“‘Let it be known to you therefore, brothers, that through [Jesus] forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you, and by him everyone who believes is freed from everything from which you could not be freed by the law of Moses. Beware, therefore, lest what is said in the Prophets should come about: “Look, you scoffers, […]

Proven Truth – Proverbs 30:5

“Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.” Proverbs 30:5 “This God—his way is perfect; the word of the Lord proves true; he is a shield for all those who take refuge in him.” Psalm 18:30 Every word. Every word of the Lord proves true. As […]

The Law of Liberty – Psalm 19:7-10

“The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul; the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple; the precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes; the fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever; the rules of the LORD […]

To Adorn His Doctrine – Titus 2:10

“Showing all good faith, so that in everything they may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior” Titus 2:10 Our actions, our speech, our reactions should adorn the doctrine of God our Savior. They should be outward evidence that what we believe—what Christ has proclaimed and Scripture reveals—is true and beautiful and life-changing. “For the […]

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 […]

Earnestly – Psalm 63:1, 8

“O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water…. My soul clings to you; your right hand upholds me.” Psalm 63:1, 8 There is such intentionality here. Earnest seeking, desperate longing, and […]

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, […]

This is God – Psalm 48:12-14

“Walk about Zion, go around her, number her towers, consider well her ramparts, go through her citadels, that you may tell the next generation that this is God, our God forever and ever. He will guide us forever.” Psalm 48:12-14 In verse 3 of this psalm is the statement, “God has made himself known as […]