For My Name’s Sake – Isaiah 43:6-7

“I will say to the north, Give up, and to the south, Do not withhold; bring my sons from afar and my daughters from the ends of the earth, everyone who is called by my name, whom I created for my glory, whom I formed and made.” Isaiah 43:6-7 In setting up what God has […]

That Which Cannot Be Shaken – Hebrews 12:27-29

“At that time his voice shook the earth, but now he has promised, ‘Yet once more I will shake not only the earth but also the heavens.’ This phrase, ‘Yet once more,’ indicates the removal of things that are shaken—that is, things that have been made—in order that the things that cannot be shaken may […]

True Worshipers – John 4:23

“But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him.” John 4:23 “The Father is seeking such people to worship him.” What beautiful assurance is found here. The God of all is not seeking […]

Eloquence – 1 Corinthians 1:17

“For Christ did not send me to baptize but to preach the gospel, and not with words of eloquent wisdom, lest the cross of Christ be emptied of its power.” 1 Corinthians 1:17 Even in these very early days of the church, there was division as individuals chose to align themselves with certain teachers of […]

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 […]

A Consuming Fire – Hebrews 12:28-29

“Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe, for our God is a consuming fire.” Hebrews 12:28-29 This passage begins with a picture of how God manifested Himself to the Israelites in the wilderness: “a blazing fire […]