Tag Archives: complaining

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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Slavery; February 11, 2022


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

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The Secret to Happiness; February 7, 2022


Philippians 4:12-13 I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living … Continue reading

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Reputation; January 13, 2022


Acts 28:22 “But we want to hear what your views are, for we know that people everywhere are talking against this sect.” As I read this it struck me that Christians in America are beginning to taste this sort of … Continue reading

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Focus; September 26, 2020


Psalm 77:11-12 I will remember the deeds of the Lord; yes, I will remember your miracles of long ago. I will meditate on all your works and consider all your mighty deeds. We don’t always get instant responses to our … Continue reading

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Suffering; September 3, 2020


Acts 14:19-20 Then some Jews came from Antioch and Iconium and won the crowd over. They stoned Paul and dragged him outside of the city, thinking he was dead. But after the disciples had gathered around him, he got up … Continue reading

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Suffering; August 18, 2020


Luke 22:41-44 He withdrew about a stone’s throw beyond them, knelt down and prayed, “Father, if you are willing, take this cup from me; yet not my will, but yours be done.” An angel from heaven appeared to him and … Continue reading

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Hearing God; May 17, 2020


Revelation 3:22 “He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.” This verse is extremely familiar to me because I use it as part of my regular faith declarations. The declaration in question goes, … Continue reading

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Standards; May 16, 2020


Revelation 3:8 “I know your deeds. See, I have placed before you an open door that no one can shut. I know that you have little strength, yet you have kept my word and have not denied my name.” I … Continue reading

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The Work of Ministry; April 3, 2020


2 Timothy 4:2, 5 Preach the Word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage–with great patience and careful instruction. But you, keep your head in all situations, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, … Continue reading

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