Sacrifice of Praise!

Jeremiah 33:11- The voice of joy and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, the voice of those who will say: “Praise the Lord of hosts,for the Lord is good, for His mercy endures forever”—and of those who will bring the sacrifice of praise into the house of the Lord. For I will cause the captives of the land toContinue reading “Sacrifice of Praise!”

Wonders in the Wilderness!

Exodus 13:18- But God led the people around by the way of the wilderness toward the Red Sea; the sons of Israel went up in battle array (orderly ranks, marching formation) out of the land of Egypt. NKJV The wilderness is pictured as dry and barren land. But there are many types of wilderness in scriptureContinue reading “Wonders in the Wilderness!”

God’s Integrity!

Romans 3:3-4- “What if some were unfaithful? Will their unfaithfulness nullify God’s faithfulness? Not at all! Let God be true, and every human being a liar. As it is written: “So that you may be proved right when you speak and prevail when you judge.” NIV We have already discussed that God is righteous in all that He does.Continue reading “God’s Integrity!”

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!”

Lord, I Thank You!

Ephesians 6:18 – praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints—NKJV lord_-i-thank-you_.mp3 This week I am turning my focus to prayer. I’ve blogged before on the subject of praying always, but I don’t recall addressing the many types ofContinue reading “Lord, I Thank You!”

Jesus is the Rock!

2 Samuel 22:32 – “For who is God, except the Lord? And who is a rock, except our God?” NKJV jesus-is-the-rock_.mp3 Imagery can be seen in the way we talk, and even the way we write, which we call figurative language. Imagery can also be used in the form of symbolism, as in the instancesContinue reading “Jesus is the Rock!”

Turning the Tables on Rejection!

Isaiah 53:3 – He is despised and rejected by men, A Man of sorrows and acquainted with grief. And we hid, as it were, our faces from Him; He was despised, and we did not esteem Him. NKJV Is there any pain greater than the pain of rejection? I’m sure that we can have aContinue reading “Turning the Tables on Rejection!”

A Forever Promise!

Psalm 89:34-37- My covenant I will not break, nor alter the word that has gone out of My lips. Once I have sworn by My holiness; I will not lie to David: His seed shall endure forever, and his throne as the sun before Me; It shall be established forever like the moon, even likeContinue reading “A Forever Promise!”

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!”