Tag Archives: choosing obedience to God

Decisions; June 27, 2021


Psalm 86:11 Teach me your way, O Lord, and I will walk in your truth; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name. David recognized the common human condition of being indecisive, and he wanted his decisions … Continue reading

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Good Judgment; August 21, 2020


John 7:24 “Stop judging by mere appearances, and make a right judgment.” At first glance this might seem like a pronouncement of “Mister Obviousman,” but the thing is, this is something we all have problems with, often without realizing it. … Continue reading

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God Cares!; August 10, 2017


1 Chronicles 28:19 “All this,” David said, “I have in writing from the hand of the Lord upon me, and he gave me understanding in all the details of the plan.” When we look at everything listed in verses 12-18, … Continue reading

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Living Out What We Say; July 25, 2017


2 Kings 5:20 Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said to himself, “My master was too easy on Naaman, this Aramean, by not accepting from him what he brought. As surely as the Lord lives, I will … Continue reading

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September 9, 2016


Jeremiah 37:3 King Zedekiah, however, sent Jehucal son of Shelemiah with the priest Zephaniah son of Maaseiah to Jeremiah the prophet with this message: “Please pray to the Lord our God for us.” The Bible is loaded with examples of … Continue reading

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June 30, 2015


Jude 1:20-21 But you, dear friends, build yourselves up in your most holy faith and pray in the Holy Spirit. Keep yourselves in God’s love as you wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you to … Continue reading

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February 4, 2014


Romans 10:9-10 That if you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, … Continue reading

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December 29, 2013


Hebrews 5:8-10 Although he was a son, he learned obedience from what he suffered and, once made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him and was designated by God to be high priest in … Continue reading

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September 1, 2013


Psalm 9:10 Those who know your name will trust in you, for you, LORD, have never forsaken those who seek you. Understanding this verse requires knowing the feelings about names and naming back in David’s day, and really, throughout the … Continue reading

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June 2, 2013


2 Peter 3:11 Since everything will be destroyed in this way, what kind of people ought you to be? You ought to live holy and godly lives. As often happens, the English and the Japanese divide the sentences differently, which … Continue reading

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