Tag Archives: maturity

Maturity; August 12, 2020


Luke 8:14 The seed that fell among thorns stands for those who hear, but as they go on their way they are choked by life’s worries, riches and pleasures, and they do not mature. Matthew’s record of this parable (Matthew … Continue reading

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Maturity; August 5, 2020


Mark 8:25 Once more Jesus put his hands on the man’s eyes. Then his eyes were opened, his sight was restored, and he saw everything clearly. I think this is a very important story, not just for those involved in … Continue reading

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Recognizing God; July 7, 2020


Hosea 11:3 “It was I who taught Ephraim to walk, taking them by the arms; but they did not realize it was I who healed them.” This sad commentary is something I’m afraid the Lord has to say about a … Continue reading

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Perseverance; April 25, 2020


James 1:12 Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him. As I was reading from verse 1, … Continue reading

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Abiding; January 12, 2020


John 8:31-32 To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” Verse 32 is widely quoted, … Continue reading

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Hearing God; November 24, 2019


Jeremiah 33:1-3 While Jeremiah was still confined in the courtyard of the guard, the word of the Lord came to him a second time: “This is what the Lord says, he who made the earth, the Lord who formed it … Continue reading

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Personal Responsibility; October 23, 2019


Proverbs 19:3 A man’s own folly ruins his life, yet his heart rages against the Lord. This is so common! Time and time again I have seen people who were mad at God, not recognizing that it was their own … Continue reading

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When God Seems Distant; July 23, 2019


Psalm 13:5-6 But I trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation. I will sing to the Lord, for he has been good to me. The past few days it has come out how David heard from … Continue reading

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Spiritual Growth; June 11, 2019


Hebrews 6:1-3 Therefore let us leave the elementary teachings about Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again the foundation of repentance from acts that lead to death, and of faith in God, instruction about baptisms, the laying on … Continue reading

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Work; June 1, 2019


2 Thessalonians 3:10 For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: “If a man will not work, he shall not eat.” In some circles, this is about as politically incorrect a statement as could be made! … Continue reading

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