Tag Archives: faithfulness

Accountability; November 26, 2022


Matthew 25:21 “His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!’” I referenced this parable just two … Continue reading

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Lifespan; November 7, 2022


Isaiah 65:20 Never again will there be in itan infant who lives but a few days,or an old man who does not live out his years;he who dies at a hundredwill be thought a mere youth;he who fails to reach … Continue reading

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Prophetic Visions; October 20, 2022


Isaiah 24:14 They raise their voices, they shout for joy; from the west they acclaim the Lord’s majesty. It must be emotionally exhausting to have prophetic visions. From the beginning of this chapter the picture is very bleak. To use … Continue reading

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Praise and Obedience; September 27, 2022


Psalm 119:108 Accept, O Lord, the willing praise of my mouth, and teach me your laws. Verse 105 is insightful and has been set to music numbers of times, but this verse strikes me this morning. The word that stands … Continue reading

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Spiritual Growth; September 25, 2022


Psalm 119:5-6 Oh, that my ways were steadfast in obeying your decrees! Then I would not be put to shame when I consider all your commands. I’m not sure I had noticed before that the Psalmist is confessing that his … Continue reading

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Hard Times; August 22, 2022


Psalm 35:9 Then my soul will rejoice in the Lord and delight in his salvation. Unusually, today’s reading has very little that I had previously underlined. The Psalm as a whole is a prayer that God would not only rescue … Continue reading

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Job’s Joy; August 2, 2022


Job 6:10 Then I would still have this consolation– my joy in unrelenting pain– that I had not denied the words of the Holy One. Job went through a lot. Whether he actually existed or whether the book was written … Continue reading

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A Faithful Workman; June 27, 2022


2 Timothy 2:15 Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth. This verse is often quoted to young ministers, seeking … Continue reading

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Ministers; May 29, 2022


1 Corinthians 9:16 Yet when I preach the gospel, I cannot boast, for I am compelled to preach. Woe to me if I do not preach the gospel! There are all sorts of motives for becoming a Christian minister. To … Continue reading

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Evangelism; May 22, 2022


Acts 28:24 Some were convinced by what he said, but others would not believe. What strikes me about this short verse is the difference between those who believed and those who didn’t believe Paul’s Gospel of the Kingdom. Their background … Continue reading

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