Tag Archives: martyrdom

Serving God; June 17, 2020


Isaiah 6:8 Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I. Send me!” I have lost track of how many messages I’ve heard preached … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warfare; May 19, 2020


Revelation 20:9 They marched across the breadth of the earth and surrounded the camp of God’s people, the city he loves. But fire came down from heaven and devoured them. When I first read through today’s passage I wondered how … Continue reading

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Priorities; May 18, 2020


Revelation 12:11 They overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony; they did not love their lives so much as to shrink from death. These readings were chosen on the basis of the … Continue reading

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Conquerors; February 2, 2020


Romans 8:37 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. Romans 8 is my wife’s favorite chapter in the whole Bible, and very understandably so. This last section is like a lawyer, building … Continue reading

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Conflict; November 8, 2019


Isaiah 54:17 “No weapon forged against you will prevail, and you will refute every tongue that accuses you. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and this is their vindication from me,” declares the Lord. There are … Continue reading

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Procrastination; September 17, 2019


Psalm 119:60 I will hasten and not delay to obey your commands. The NIV expresses this as a promise, “I will,” and the Japanese expresses it as a done deal, “I have.” With this particular content, that’s a huge difference! … Continue reading

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Trusting God; August 26, 2019


Psalm 91:9-10 If you make the Most High your dwelling— even the Lord, who is my refuge— then no harm will befall you, no disaster will come near your tent. I have loved a song that is the first three … Continue reading

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Serving God; March 21, 2019


Acts 21:13 Then Paul answered, “Why are you weeping and breaking my heart? I am ready not only to be bound, but also to die in Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.” Some see this as Paul stubbornly … Continue reading

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Rewards; December 9, 2018


Hebrews 6:10 God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them. We are saved by grace through faith, (Ephesians 2:8-9) but … Continue reading

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Rescue; December 1, 2018


2 Timothy 4:18 The Lord will rescue me from every evil attack and will bring me safely to his heavenly kingdom. To him be glory for ever and ever. Amen. This is at the very end of the last letter … Continue reading

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