Tag Archives: discernment

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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Handicaps; August 20, 2020


John 5:6 When Jesus saw him lying there and learned that he had been in this condition for a long time, he asked him, “Do you want to get well?” I am very grateful John included this particular story in … Continue reading

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The Way of the Lord; July 8, 2020


Hosea 14:9 Who is wise? He will realize these things. Who is discerning? He will understand them. The ways of the Lord are right; the righteous walk in them, but the rebellious stumble in them. This verse would be a … Continue reading

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The Walk of Faith; March 13, 2020


Colossians 2:6-7 So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness. This is excellent advice for … Continue reading

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Giving; February 19, 2020


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. This verse expresses a very important principle. We tend to compare things on a … Continue reading

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Knowing; February 13, 2020


1 Corinthians 13:12 Now we see but a poor reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known. It’s interesting to … Continue reading

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Spirits; February 10, 2020


1 Corinthians 2:12 We have not received the spirit of the world but the Spirit who is from God, that we may understand what God has freely given us. I recently had a disturbing lesson in the reality that there … Continue reading

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True Salvation; November 20, 2019


Jeremiah 14:11 Then the Lord said to me, “Do not pray for the well-being of this people.” Jeremiah is the only person to whom the Lord says not to pray for His people, and He does it three times, here … Continue reading

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Judges; July 15, 2019


2 Chronicles 19:7 “Now let the fear of the Lord be upon you. Judge carefully, for with the Lord our God there is no injustice or partiality or bribery.” It strikes me that this chapter would make good reading for … Continue reading

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Love; June 17, 2019


1 John 4:7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Reading from here through the end of the chapter, my overwhelming impression is that … Continue reading

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