Tag Archives: God’s grace

Drinking; January 23, 2022


1 Corinthians 10:31 So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God. This verse is the perfect follow-up to verse 23: “‘Everything is permissible’ – but not everything is beneficial. ‘Everything … Continue reading

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The Blood of Jesus; January 6, 2022


Matthew 26:27-28 Then he took the cup, gave thanks and offered it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you. This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.” In … Continue reading

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God’s Provision; January 5, 2022


Matthew 15:36 Then he took the seven loaves and the fish, and when he had given thanks, he broke them and gave them to the disciples, and they in turn to the people. It is of major importance that, as … Continue reading

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Idolatry; January 3, 2022


Jonah 2:8 Those who cling to worthless idols forfeit the grace that could be theirs. This is a very profound and true statement that deserves a lot of thought. Jonah himself was probably thinking of literal idols, statues to be … Continue reading

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Transformative Events; December 25, 2021


Luke 2:20 The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had heard and seen, which were just as they had been told. This is obviously a very familiar verse, and a catchy little chorus has been … Continue reading

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Power; December 20, 2021


Psalm 147:10-11 His pleasure is not in the strength of the horse, nor his delight in the legs of a man; the Lord delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love. The Japanese here … Continue reading

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Perspective; December 13, 2021


Psalm 107:17 Some became fools through their rebellious ways and suffered affliction because of their iniquities. Continuing from yesterday, the two groups of people in today’s reading are a sharp contrast. Those described here are what we would consider a … Continue reading

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Giving to God; December 3, 2021


Psalm 50:14-15 “Sacrifice thank offerings to God, fulfill your vows to the Most High, and call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you will honor me.” For several verses before this, God is pointing … Continue reading

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Faithfulness; November 26, 2021


Ezra 3:11 With praise and thanksgiving they sang to the Lord:“He is good; his love to Israel endures forever.”And all the people gave a great shout of praise to the Lord, because the foundation of the house of the Lord … Continue reading

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God’s Sufficient Grace; November 18, 2021


1 Chronicles 16:8-10 Give thanks to the Lord, call on his name; make known among the nations what he has done. Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts. Glory in his holy name; let … Continue reading

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