Tag Archives: human will

Pleasing God; October 17, 2019


Proverbs 15:8-9 The Lord detests the sacrifice of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him. The Lord detests the way of the wicked but he loves those who pursue righteousness. This is very simple, logical advice for … Continue reading

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Trusting God; February 23, 2019


John 14:1 “Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me.” I have preached many times on various parts of this first half of John 14, and verse 6 is one that I quote frequently, … Continue reading

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Rewards; September 24, 2018


1 Corinthians 3:12-15 If any man builds on this foundation using gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay or straw, his work will be shown for what it is, because the Day will bring it to light. It will be revealed … Continue reading

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Receiving Salvation; January 16, 2018


Isaiah 12:3 With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation. This verse was first brought to my attention by Andrae Crouch, quoted in the process of a music/worship recording, and it has stuck in my mind and … Continue reading

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March 12, 2016


Genesis 24:45 “Before I finished praying in my heart, Rebekah came out, with her jar on her shoulder. She went down to the spring and drew water, and I said to her, ‘Please give me a drink.’” This immediately brings … Continue reading

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September 25, 2015


Philippians 2:12-13 Continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you to will and to act according to his good purpose. I have preached on this so many times it’s hard … Continue reading

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April 27, 2014


Psalm 37:4 Delight yourself in the LORD and he will give you the desires of your heart. This is a frequently quoted Psalm, but I think it is often misunderstood, in English at least. That’s one of the biggest benefits … Continue reading

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