Category Archives: encouragement

Weeds in the Church; February 28, 2021


Matthew 13:29 “‘No,’ he answered, ‘because while you are pulling the weeds, you may root up the wheat with them.’” It’s very difficult to pull out one verse from this parable, because all seven verses are very much part of … Continue reading

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Harvest Workers; February 27, 2021


Matthew 9:37-38 Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.” This could hardly be a more familiar passage. … Continue reading

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Fear of Death; February 26, 2021


Matthew 6:27 “Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life ?” I was about to write on a different verse from today’s passage when this one hit me between the eyes. Nothing could be more … Continue reading

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Baptism; February 25, 2021


Matthew 3:11 “I baptize you with water for repentance. But after me will come one who is more powerful than I, whose sandals I am not fit to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire. … Continue reading

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Financial Blessing; February 24, 2021


Haggai 1:6 “You have planted much, but have harvested little. You eat, but never have enough. You drink, but never have your fill. You put on clothes, but are not warm. You earn wages, only to put them in a … Continue reading

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Unity in Christ; February 23, 2021


Zephaniah 3:9 “Then will I purify the lips of the peoples, that all of them may call on the name of the Lord and serve him shoulder to shoulder.” Every once in a while you run into a verse in … Continue reading

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Worship; February 22, 2021


Amos 9:11 “In that day I will restore David’s fallen tent. I will repair its broken places, restore its ruins, and build it as it used to be.” Several Bible interpreters have taken this verse to indicate the restoration of … Continue reading

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God’s Revelation; February 21, 2021


Joel 2:28-29 “And afterward, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions. Even on my servants, both men and women, I … Continue reading

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Active Faith; February 20, 2021


Hosea 10:12 Sow for yourselves righteousness, reap the fruit of unfailing love, and break up your unplowed ground; for it is time to seek the Lord, until he comes and showers righteousness on you. This verse has been put to … Continue reading

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God’s Time; February 19, 2021


Ezekiel 37:24 “‘My servant David will be king over them, and they will all have one shepherd. They will follow my laws and be careful to keep my decrees.’” From the time of Nehemiah on, distinctions between Northern and Southern … Continue reading

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