1 Timothy 1:18-19- “Timothy, my son, I am giving you this command in keeping with the prophecies once made about you, so that by recalling them you may fight the battle well, holding on to faith and a good conscience, which some have rejected and so have suffered shipwreck with regard to faith.” Every nowContinue reading “Shipwrecked Faith-Revised & Repost!”
Tag Archives: Attitude
Increasing and Decreasing! Repost
John 3:30 -He must increase, but I must decrease. NKJV John the Baptist’s words have become a mantra of humility in the Church. When a soloist gets up to sing, she may say this before singing to give the impression of humility and that she isn’t really singing; it’s God! Or a minister may sayContinue reading “Increasing and Decreasing! Repost”
Cut It Off!
Mark 9:42-43- “But whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to stumble, it would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck, and he were thrown into the sea. If your hand causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter into life maimed, ratherContinue reading “Cut It Off!”
Who is Like You, O Lord?
Exodus 15:11 – “Who is like You, O Lord, among the gods? Who is like You, glorious in holiness, Fearful in praises, doing wonders? NKJV I was in New York at a conference when I heard Chris Tomlin’s song, “Our God”. I couldn’t get enough of that song! We sang it in every meeting, andContinue reading “Who is Like You, O Lord?”
Getting It Right!
Psalm 51:10-11 – Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me away from Your presence, And do not take Your Holy Spirit from me. NKJV getting-it-right_.mp3 Tonight I want to blog about the prayer of repentance. The Webster’s 1868 edition defines the word repentance,Continue reading “Getting It Right!”
What’s That About?
James 1:19-20 – “So then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath; for the wrath of man does not produce the righteousness of God.” NKJV whats-that-about_.mp3 Have you ever witnessed someone who was so angry that they were out of control? Have you been that someone?Continue reading “What’s That About?”
Time to Sing Again!
Psalm 137:1 – “By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept when we remembered Zion. NKJV time-to-sing-again_-1-1.mp3 The year of 2020 has been a year that many can’t wait to see come to an end. Don’t you remember the excitement for 2020, about a year ago? So many voices were shoutingContinue reading “Time to Sing Again!”
The Spirit of Praise!
Luke 2:13-14 – “And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying: “Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace, goodwill toward men!” NKJV the-spirit-of-praise_.mp3 I’ve been listening to Christmas music already! I am not a fan of the commercialization of Christmas, but I haveContinue reading “The Spirit of Praise!”
Keeping It in Perspective!
James 4:10 – “Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will lift you up. NKJV keeping-it-in-perspective_.mp3 My past two blogs have been centered around the idea that we foster, that in order to be humble before God, we must somehow decrease that He must increase. In this blog, I want to lookContinue reading “Keeping It in Perspective!”
See Jesus in You!
John 3:30 -He must increase, but I must decrease. NKJV see-jesus-in-you_.mp3 In my previous blog, I used this same scripture to share the context of how and why John the Baptist used this phrase. For him, it was the reality of his situation, the end of his ministry. But it has become a cliche, usedContinue reading “See Jesus in You!”