Tag Archives: emotion

Fathers; July 10, 2020


Malachi 4:5-6 “See, I will send you the prophet Elijah before that great and dreadful day of the Lord comes. He will turn the hearts of the fathers to their children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers; … Continue reading

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Self-control; June 15, 2020


Proverbs 16:32 Better a patient man than a warrior, a man who controls his temper than one who takes a city. The overall impact is the same, but it’s interesting to see that the Japanese renders this verse as, “He … Continue reading

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The Law of Love; February 26, 2020


Galatians 5:13 You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love. Much of the Church needs a powerful reminder of this verse. We tend … Continue reading

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Emotion vs. Obedience; January 22, 2020


John 14:23 Jesus replied, “If anyone loves me, he will obey my teaching. My Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him.” Anywhere you turn in the Upper Room Discourse, there is … Continue reading

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Love and Obedience; July 8, 2019


Joshua 22:5 “But be very careful to keep the commandment and the law that Moses the servant of the Lord gave you: to love the Lord your God, to walk in all his ways, to obey his commands, to hold … Continue reading

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Emotions; November 5, 2018


Philippians 1:9-11 And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless until the … Continue reading

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Emotions; September 4, 2017


Ezra 3:13 No-one could distinguish the sound of the shouts of joy from the sound of weeping, because the people made so much noise. And the sound was heard far away. Intense emotions of various sorts can indeed become jumbled … Continue reading

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February 4, 2016


Matthew 28:8 So the women hurried away from the tomb, afraid yet filled with joy, and ran to tell his disciples. We can only imagine the ferocious storm of emotions those women were experiencing. The events of Jesus’ trial and … Continue reading

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July 10, 2015


Psalm 37:8-9 Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret—it leads only to evil. For evil men will be cut off, but those who hope in the Lord will inherit the land. This is very appropriate advice for … Continue reading

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December 16, 2014


Isaiah 9:7 The zeal of the Lord Almighty will accomplish this. This has always been an interesting phrase to me. It’s translated pretty consistently, with the variations being between “LORD Almighty” and the more literal “LORD of Hosts,” but they … Continue reading

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