Tag Archives: humility

Deception; June 24, 2022


1 Timothy 4:1 The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons. Once again I’m presented with a chapter in which every verse is underlined, because it’s … Continue reading

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The Work of a Minister; June 16, 2022


Colossians 1:28-29 We proclaim him, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone perfect in Christ. To this end I labor, struggling with all his energy, which so powerfully works in me. This is a … Continue reading

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Prophecy, False and Real; May 4, 2022


Jeremiah 23:16 This is what the Lord Almighty says:“Do not listen to what the prophets are prophesying to you; they fill you with false hopes. They speak visions from their own minds, not from the mouth of the Lord. Several … Continue reading

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Depending on God Alone; May 3, 2022


Jeremiah 17:14 Heal me, O Lord, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise. From verse five on, this passage is one powerful verse after another. I have long … Continue reading

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Wisdom; April 20, 2022


Proverbs 26:12 Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him. The Bible should always be read in context. This verse is the climax of a string of verses … Continue reading

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Repentance; April 13, 2022


Luke 22:61-63 The Lord turned and looked straight at Peter. Then Peter remembered the word the Lord had spoken to him: “Before the rooster crows today, you will disown me three times.” And he went outside and wept bitterly. This … Continue reading

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God’s Sovereignty; March 13, 2022


Psalm 9:15 The nations have fallen into the pit they have dug; their feet are caught in the net they have hidden. For once I’m writing on a verse I’d not underlined previously! This jumped out at me because it … Continue reading

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Knowledge; March 7, 2022


Job 11:7 “Can you fathom the mysteries of God?Can you probe the limits of the Almighty?” Zophar is now the third of Job’s friends to speak, but he too speaks only rhetorical questions, platitudes, and truisms, all couched in terms … Continue reading

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Secure Hope; March 6, 2022


Job 8:13 Such is the destiny of all who forget God; so perishes the hope of the godless. If Eliphaz was not a good friend to Job, Bildad was worse. However, he too speaks some truth, even if it’s misapplied. … Continue reading

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The Church; February 1, 2022


Ephesians 1:22-23 And God placed all things under his feet and appointed him to be head over everything for the church, which is his body, the fullness of him who fills everything in every way. We not only have too … Continue reading

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