Tag Archives: pride

Overcoming Evil; January 21, 2023


Romans 12:21 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. This verse encapsulates the very dense collection of good advice from verse 9 onward. If everyone lived by these principles, this would be a wonderful world indeed! … Continue reading

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Conscience; January 13, 2023


Acts 2:23 “This man was handed over to you by God’s set purpose and foreknowledge; and you, with the help of wicked men, put him to death by nailing him to the cross.” For once, I am writing on a … Continue reading

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Being Used by God; December 26, 2022


Luke 2:30-32 “For my eyes have seen your salvation, which you have prepared in the sight of all people, a light for revelation to the Gentiles and for glory to your people Israel.” In the message yesterday I talked about … Continue reading

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God’s Feelings; December 9, 2022


Isaiah 7:13 Then Isaiah said, “Hear now, you house of David! Is it not enough to try the patience of men? Will you try the patience of my God also?” This is a very interesting statement by Isaiah in a … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Lies; December 1, 2022


Genesis 3:4-5 “You will not surely die,” the serpent said to the woman. “For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” The devil really … Continue reading

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Response to God’s Word; November 8, 2022


Isaiah 66:5 Hear the word of the Lordyou who tremble at his word:“Your brothers who hate you,and exclude you because of my name, have said,‘Let the Lord be glorified,that we may see your joy!’Yet they will be put to shame.” … Continue reading

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The Fear of the Lord; November 6, 2022


Isaiah 65:12 “I called but you did not answer,I spoke but you did not listen.You did evil in my sight,and chose what displeases me.” This is a very solemn judgment. It’s an expansion of verse 11, that speaks of “forsaking … Continue reading

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Giving God Credit; October 22, 2022


Isaiah 26:12 Lord, you establish peace for us; all that we have accomplished you have done for us. This chapter has a number of very deep statements, making it difficult to isolate one for meditation. Verse two – “You will … Continue reading

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Knowledge; October 15, 2022


Ecclesiastes 8:17 Then I saw all that God has done. No one can comprehend what goes on under the sun. Despite all his efforts to search it out, man cannot discover its meaning. Even if a wise man claims he … Continue reading

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Repentance; October 7, 2022


Proverbs 14:9 Fools mock at making amends for sin, but goodwill is found among the upright. The NIV attempted to put this into modern cultural context by saying “making amends,” but the Japanese sticks with the original by saying “making … Continue reading

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