Tag Archives: pride

Gratitude; May 5, 2022


Jeremiah 29:7 “Also, seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper.” Two things here. One is that, as … Continue reading

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The Work of Christ; April 19, 2022


Acts 1:1-2 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had … Continue reading

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Winning Souls; April 5, 2022


Proverbs 11:30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and he who wins souls is wise. I’ve seen this verse quoted many times in relation to personal evangelism, quite memorably in an evangelism class in seminary. However, … Continue reading

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Depression; March 19, 2022


Psalm 42:1-2 As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God? Verse one is used as … 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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Speaking Truth; March 4, 2022


Job 5:17-18 “Blessed is the man whom God corrects; so do not despise the discipline of the Almighty. For he wounds, but he also binds up; he injures, but his hands also heal. We are back to the paradox of … Continue reading

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People in the Last Days; February 22, 2022


2 Timothy 3:1 But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. To be honest, I chose this verse because I didn’t want to type in all of verses 2-5! The description Paul gives of people in … Continue reading

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Women in Ministry; January 19, 2022


Romans 16:1 I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a servant of the church in Cenchrea. In reading through this great list of names I was quite struck with how many women there are, starting with Phoebe. In her case, … Continue reading

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Commitment; January 4, 2022


Matt 14:14 When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them and healed their sick. Jesus’ level of dedication is shown by far more than what we call Passion Week. Here, He had just heard of … Continue reading

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Knowledge; December 20, 2021


Jeremiah 33:3 “Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.” Jeremiah certainly had some unique encounters with God. Here he is a prisoner, as described in detail in the … Continue reading

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