Tag Archives: diligence

God’s Grace; February 4, 2020


Romans 9:20 But who are you, O man, to talk back to God? “Shall what is formed say to him who formed it, ‘Why did you make me like this?’” Paul writes about the illogicality of this, but people do … Continue reading

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Dependence on God; July 24, 2019


Psalms 18:1 I love you, O Lord, my strength. David was at his best when he recognized his dependence on God. Actually, that can be said of anyone! We human beings have the odd conceit that we can get by … Continue reading

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Stewardship; June 26, 2018


Luke 12:48 “From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked.” Ambition is a dangerous thing. This teaching, along with the famous parable … Continue reading

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Abilities; March 12, 2018


Daniel 1:17 To these four young men God gave knowledge and understanding of all kinds of literature and learning. And Daniel could understand visions and dreams of all kinds. The biggest point of this verse to me is that abilities … Continue reading

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Stubbornness; February 16, 2018


Jeremiah 18:12 “But they will reply, ‘It’s no use. We will continue with our own plans; each of us will follow the stubbornness of his evil heart.’” Human stubbornness can be really remarkable. Occasionally we find it exercised in admirable … Continue reading

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Diligence; June 29, 2017


1 Kings 4:29 God gave Solomon wisdom and very great insight, and a breadth of understanding as measureless as the sand on the seashore. This description of Solomon would put him right up there with Newton in terms of intellect … Continue reading

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April 9, 2015


John 21:21-22 When Peter saw him, he asked, “Lord, what about him?” Jesus answered, “If I want him to remain alive until I return, what is that to you? You must follow me.” I’m so glad this is recorded in … Continue reading

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