Tag Archives: obedience

The Joy of Obedience; January 10, 2023


John 15:11-13 “I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete. My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than … Continue reading

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The Lord Our Righteousness; November 14, 2022


Jeremiah 33:16 In those days Judah will be saved and Jerusalem will live in safety. This is the name by which it will be called: The Lord Our Righteousness. This is the climax of what the Lord promised Jeremiah in … Continue reading

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Human Weakness; September 28, 2022


Psalm 119:176 I have strayed like a lost sheep. Seek your servant, for I have not forgotten your commands. After this great long Psalm in which the writer comes across as a great Bible scholar, he ends with this humble, … Continue reading

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Emotions; September 12, 2022


Psalm 95:10-11 For forty years I was angry with that generation; I said, “They are a people whose hearts go astray, and they have not known my ways.” So I declared on oath in my anger, “They shall never enter … Continue reading

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Focus on God; August 28, 2022


Psalm 63:6 On my bed I remember you; I think of you through the watches of the night. This Psalm speaks beautifully of the blessings of being in a situation where we are forced to depend on God. The preface … Continue reading

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Focus; August 14, 2022


Psalms 21:13 Be exalted, O Lord, in your strength; we will sing and praise your might. As came out yesterday, this Psalm seems like one written by a court poet for the benefit of King David, rather than one written … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Intercession; July 3, 2022


Hebrews 7:24-25 Because Jesus lives forever, he has a permanent priesthood. Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them. Hebrews presents the legal basis for our … Continue reading

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Acting in Faith; January 9, 2022


Luke 17:14 When he saw them, he said, “Go, show yourselves to the priests.” And as they went, they were cleansed. I have always loved this story, and it teaches us several things. In the first place, these 10 men … Continue reading

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Serving God; January 8, 2022


Luke 17:10 “So you also, when you have done everything you were told to do, should say, ‘We are unworthy servants; we have only done our duty.’” I don’t remember how many years ago this first struck me, but it … Continue reading

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Focus; June 26, 2021


Psalm 84:5 Blessed are those whose strength is in you, who have set their hearts on pilgrimage. It’s a little difficult to read Psalm 84 because of all the songs that pop up in my head! It has certainly been … Continue reading

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