Tag Archives: obeying God

Accountability; September 11, 2022


Psalm 94:9 Does he who implanted the ear not hear? Does he who formed the eye not see? This supremely logical verse is precisely why many people try to deny the existence of a Creator. They jump through all sorts … Continue reading

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Listening to God; September 6, 2022


Psalm 85:8 I will listen to what God the Lord will say; he promises peace to his people, his saints– but let them not return to folly. This verse starts with an extremely wise position: listening to God. The Japanese … Continue reading

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Values and Priorities; August 11, 2022


Psalm 16:2 I said to the Lord, “You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good thing.” This Psalm is special to me because verse six was a favorite of my father and his father before him, verse … Continue reading

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Hearing God; August 5, 2022


Job 33:14 “For God does speak–now one way, now another– though man may not perceive it.” Elihu is something of a mystery because he wasn’t one of Job’s “three friends,” and he appears suddenly from chapter 32 and gives a … Continue reading

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Boldness; June 3, 2022


2 Corinthians 3:12 Therefore, since we have such a hope, we are very bold. Any time I read more than a verse or two of one of Paul’s letters – or any of a number of other places in the … Continue reading

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Priorities; April 9, 2022


Proverbs 24:27 Finish your outdoor work and get your fields ready; after that, build your house. Priorities are an issue for everyone. Everyone has things they need to do, things they want to do, and things they have to do. … Continue reading

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Faithfulness; January 12, 2022


Acts 27:35-36 After he said this, he took some bread and gave thanks to God in front of them all. Then he broke it and began to eat. They were all encouraged and ate some food themselves. In the middle … 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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Changing Jobs; November 20, 2021


1 Chronicles 23:25-26 For David had said, “Since the Lord, the God of Israel, has granted rest to his people and has come to dwell in Jerusalem forever, the Levites no longer need to carry the tabernacle or any of … Continue reading

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God’s Power; October 16, 2021


Ephesians 1:18-19 I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints, and his incomparably … Continue reading

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