Monthly Archives: February 2014

February 18, 2014


Hebrews 6:12 We do not want you to become lazy, but to imitate those who through faith and patience inherit what has been promised. Salvation is by grace through faith, (Ephesians 2:8-10) but we are not to be passive about … Continue reading

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February 17, 2014


Hebrews 2:8-9 In putting everything under him, God left nothing that is not subject to him. Yet at present we do not see everything subject to him. But we see Jesus. This passage expresses something that has tormented thinking people … Continue reading

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February 16, 2014


Hebrews 1:1-2 In the past God spoke to our forefathers through the prophets at many times and in various ways, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son. The writer could say this freely because … Continue reading

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February 15, 2014


2 Timothy 2:19 “Everyone who confesses the name of the Lord must turn away from wickedness.” Here we have another indication of the caliber of people in the early Church. It might seem absurd that such an admonition would be … Continue reading

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February 14, 2014


2 Thessalonians 1:12 We pray this so that the name of our Lord Jesus may be glorified in you, and you in him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ. There are differences in nuance … Continue reading

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February 13, 2014


Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalms, hymns and spiritual songs with gratitude in your hearts to God. Paul’s letters generally … Continue reading

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February 12, 2014


Philippians 2:3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Here is yet another Scripture that is all too often “honored in the breach,” so to speak. The Japanese has “self-centered” … Continue reading

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