Tag Archives: relying on God

Maturity; April 19, 2021


Genesis 25:23 The Lord said to her,“Two nations are in your womb, and two peoples from within you will be separated; one people will be stronger than the other, and the older will serve the younger.” It strikes me that … Continue reading

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Asking God; March 2, 2021


Matthew 13:36 Then he left the crowd and went into the house. His disciples came to him and said, “Explain to us the parable of the weeds in the field.” It strikes me that it’s not wrong to ask for … Continue reading

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Good Judgment; August 21, 2020


John 7:24 “Stop judging by mere appearances, and make a right judgment.” At first glance this might seem like a pronouncement of “Mister Obviousman,” but the thing is, this is something we all have problems with, often without realizing it. … Continue reading

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Trusting God; July 9, 2020


Zechariah 11:16 For I am going to raise up a shepherd over the land who will not care for the lost, or seek the young, or heal the injured, or feed the healthy, but will eat the meat of the … Continue reading

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Spiritual Growth; March 10, 2020


Philippians 2:5 Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus. Paul told the Corinthians to “Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ,” (1 Corinthians 11:1) but here he makes it even more direct: we … Continue reading

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Trusting God; August 26, 2019


Psalm 91:9-10 If you make the Most High your dwelling— even the Lord, who is my refuge— then no harm will befall you, no disaster will come near your tent. I have loved a song that is the first three … Continue reading

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Tools; August 5, 2019


Psalm 44:6-7 I do not trust in my bow, my sword does not bring me victory; but you give us victory over our enemies, you put our adversaries to shame. Weapons, or any tools, for that matter, are all well … Continue reading

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Giving to God; September 3, 2017


Ezra 2:68-69 When they arrived at the house of the Lord in Jerusalem, some of the heads of the families gave freewill offerings towards the rebuilding of the house of God on its site. According to their ability they gave … Continue reading

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April 29, 2014


Psalm 37:39 The salvation of the righteous comes from the LORD; he is their stronghold in time of trouble. Here at the end of this listing of all the benefits that accrue to the righteous, it is good to be … Continue reading

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April 15, 2014


Matthew 26:22 They were very sad and began to say to him one after the other, “Surely not I, Lord?” To me it speaks extremely well of the disciples that they each recognized that they were capable of betraying Jesus, … Continue reading

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