Tag Archives: accountability

Denial of God; January 13, 2020


Genesis 8:22 “As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.” Primitive peoples had very little understanding of the physical universe. Their cosmology certainly didn’t have the earth … Continue reading

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Spiritual Growth; January 7, 2021


2 Peter 1:8 For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you from being ineffective and unproductive in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. Because verse 9 had such a liberating effect on me over … Continue reading

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Slavery; December 6, 2020


Colossians 3:23-24 Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are … Continue reading

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Wisdom; October 11, 2020


Hosea 14:9 Who is wise? He will realize these things. Who is discerning? He will understand them. The ways of the Lord are right; the righteous walk in them, but the rebellious stumble in them. It strikes me that this … Continue reading

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Focus; July 24, 2020


Matt 15:25-28 The woman came and knelt before him. “Lord, help me!” she said. He replied, “It is not right to take the children’s bread and toss it to their dogs.” “Yes, Lord,” she said, “but even the dogs eat … Continue reading

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Stumbling; July 18, 2020


Matthew 11:6 “Blessed is the man who does not fall away on account of me.” This verse is actually closely linked to verse 15: “He who has ears, let him hear.” God has revealed Himself to us through His Son, … Continue reading

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Talking about God; June 30, 2020


Jeremiah 51:10 “The Lord has vindicated us; come, let us tell in Zion what the Lord our God has done.” It is always a good idea to talk about what God has done. It doesn’t have to be something as … Continue reading

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Pastors; June 24, 2020


Jeremiah 3:15 Then I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will lead you with knowledge and understanding. The Bible mentions bad shepherds and false prophets in quite a few places, so it is actually very comforting to … Continue reading

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Consequences; June 4, 2020


Psalms 41:1 Blessed is he who has regard for the weak; the Lord delivers him in times of trouble. When I started reading this Psalm I thought that David was patting himself on the back here, but then as I … Continue reading

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Dependence on God; June 3, 2020


Psalm 38:15 I wait for you, O Lord; you will answer, O Lord my God. Sometimes I think David had a spiritual advantage in not having the things we depend on, like modern medicine, so he was forced to depend … Continue reading

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