Tag Archives: blessings

Gratitude; May 5, 2022


Jeremiah 29:7 “Also, seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper.” Two things here. One is that, as … Continue reading

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Practical Christianity; February 6, 2022


Philippians 4:9 Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me – put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you. It seems like every time you turn around, someone is … Continue reading

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Comforting; January 27, 2022


2 Corinthians 1:3-4 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any … Continue reading

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Discipline; December 12, 2021


Psalm 107:15-16 Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for men, for he breaks down gates of bronze and cuts through bars of iron. This Psalm is a series of vignettes of … Continue reading

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Sacrificing to God; November 2, 2021


Hebrews 13:15-16 Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise–the fruit of lips that confess his name. And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is … Continue reading

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Divine Appointments; October 1, 2021


Acts 16:18 She kept this up for many days. Finally Paul became so troubled that he turned around and said to the spirit, “In the name of Jesus Christ I command you to come out of her!” At that moment … Continue reading

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Testifying; June 18, 2021


Psalm 40:10 I do not hide your righteousness in my heart; I speak of your faithfulness and salvation. I do not conceal your love and your truth from the great assembly. At first glance this might seem to conflict with … Continue reading

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Stewardship of Gifts and Opportunities; May 7, 2021


2 Samuel 7:28 “O Sovereign Lord, you are God! Your words are trustworthy, and you have promised these good things to your servant.” Nathan had built up a track record with David, and David trusted that he accurately heard and … Continue reading

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Humility; April 20, 2021


Genesis 32:10 “I am unworthy of all the kindness and faithfulness you have shown your servant. I had only my staff when I crossed this Jordan, but now I have become two groups.” This was something of a pivotal moment … Continue reading

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Socialism; March 17, 2021


2 Corinthians 8:12 For if the willingness is there, the gift is acceptable according to what one has, not according to what he does not have. It is fashionable in some circles to claim that socialism originates in the Bible, … Continue reading

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