Tag Archives: devotion to God

Salvation for the Nations; November 10, 2019


Isaiah 56:6-7 “And foreigners who bind themselves to the Lord to serve him, to love the name of the Lord, and to worship him, all who keep the Sabbath without desecrating it and who hold fast to my covenant– these … Continue reading

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Holiness; March 1, 2018


Ezekiel 20:12 “Also I gave them my Sabbaths as a sign between us, so they would know that I the Lord made them holy.” This is a slightly different slant on the whole issue of a Sabbath than I am … Continue reading

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Drawing Close to God; February 20, 2018


Jeremiah 30:21 “‘Who is he who will devote himself to be close to me?’ declares the Lord.” This verse is talking about leaders, but to me this line is a challenge to every believer. Where the NIV says “devote himself,” … Continue reading

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Consistently Seeking God; June 15, 2017


1 Samuel 30:8 And David inquired of the Lord, “Shall I pursue this raiding party? Will I overtake them?” “Pursue them,” he answered. “You will certainly overtake them and succeed in the rescue.” Once again we have an example of … Continue reading

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Bargaining with God; May 29, 2017


1 Samuel 1:27-28 “I prayed for this child, and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him. So now I give him to the Lord. For his whole life he shall be given over to the Lord.” And … Continue reading

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October 11, 2016


Luke 2:37 She never left the temple but worshiped night and day, fasting and praying. In many places the Bible uses hyperbole, using exaggeration to make a point, and this is one of those. Anna certainly slept sometimes, and she … Continue reading

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September 13, 2013


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. This verse has long been a significant one to me. I particularly need to … Continue reading

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