Tag Archives: satisfaction

Job’s Joy; August 2, 2022


Job 6:10 Then I would still have this consolation– my joy in unrelenting pain– that I had not denied the words of the Holy One. Job went through a lot. Whether he actually existed or whether the book was written … Continue reading

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Rewards; July 23, 2022


2 Chronicles 15:7 “But as for you, be strong and do not give up, for your work will be rewarded.” I once heard a very moving message on this passage, but the speaker focused particularly on verse two, talking about … Continue reading

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Work Ethic; July 12, 2022


Deuteronomy 12:18 You are to rejoice before the Lord your God in everything you put your hand to. I think this is one of the most delightful commands in the whole Bible! In a sense it is a reversal of … Continue reading

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Children of Light; February 3, 2022


Ephesians 5:8-10 For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light (for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and truth) and find out what pleases the Lord. … Continue reading

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Pastoral Ministry; October 23, 2021


1 Thessalonians 3:8-9 For now we really live, since you are standing firm in the Lord. How can we thank God enough for you in return for all the joy we have in the presence of our God because of … Continue reading

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Lifespan; June 28, 2021


Psalm 90:10 The length of our days is seventy years– or eighty, if we have the strength. I find it deliciously ironic that this is from a Psalm introduced as, “A prayer of Moses the man of God.” Moses didn’t … Continue reading

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Needs; August 13, 2020


Luke 9:11 But the crowds learned about it and followed him. He welcomed them and spoke to them about the kingdom of God, and healed those who needed healing. In Matthew’s account we learn that Jesus went to Bethsaida to … Continue reading

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Satisfaction; November 1, 2019


Ecclesiastes 5:10 Whoever loves money never has money enough; whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with his income. This too is meaningless. Solomon writes a good bit about wealth, which is hardly surprising since he was fabulously wealthy. In all … Continue reading

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Marriage; October 9, 2019


Proverbs 5:18-19 May your fountain be blessed, and may you rejoice in the wife of your youth. A loving doe, a graceful deer— may her breasts satisfy you always, may you ever be captivated by her love. Every once in … Continue reading

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The Presence of God; February 15, 2019


John 8:29 “The one who sent me is with me; he has not left me alone, for I always do what pleases him.” Nothing can separate us from the love of God, (Romans 8:35-39) but we can certainly lose the … Continue reading

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