Tag Archives: entitlement

Trusting God; August 5, 2021


Matthew 7:11 “If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him!” Just because a Scripture is familiar … Continue reading

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God’s Supply; August 3, 2021


Zechariah 10:1 Ask the Lord for rain in the springtime; it is the Lord who makes the storm clouds. He gives showers of rain to men, and plants of the field to everyone. I think many modern readers completely miss … Continue reading

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Testifying; June 18, 2021


Psalm 40:10 I do not hide your righteousness in my heart; I speak of your faithfulness and salvation. I do not conceal your love and your truth from the great assembly. At first glance this might seem to conflict with … Continue reading

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Abounding Grace; March 18, 2021


2 Corinthians 9:8 And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work. In reading this verse the first … Continue reading

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Consequences; February 15, 2021


Jeremiah 5:24-25 “They do not say to themselves, ‘Let us fear the Lord our God, who gives autumn and spring rains in season, who assures us of the regular weeks of harvest.’ Your wrongdoings have kept these away; your sins … Continue reading

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God’s Grace; January 26, 2021


Psalm 107:43 Whoever is wise, let him heed these things and consider the great love of the Lord. Without giving specifics, speaking of “some” and “others,” the Psalmist has given case after case of people who were blessed by God … Continue reading

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Work; December 11, 2020


2 Thessalonians 3:10 For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: “If a man will not work, he shall not eat.” It seems to me that this verse should be inscribed over the door of several … Continue reading

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Entitlement; October 18, 2020


Luke 4:28 All the people in the synagogue were furious when they heard this. This whole story is one I have loved for a long time, particularly where Jesus reads Isaiah 61:1-2 and says He is its fulfillment, but it … Continue reading

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Pride; August 16, 2020


Luke 14:11 “For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.” This doesn’t specify whether Peter was present at this particular time, but he certainly got the message, because he wrote, “All of … Continue reading

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Gratitude; May 14, 2020


Revelation 2:4-5 Yet I hold this against you: You have forsaken your first love. Remember the height from which you have fallen! Repent and do the things you did at first. If you do not repent, I will come to … Continue reading

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