Tag Archives: the Word of God

Speaking with Authority; July 29, 2020


Mark 1:22 The people were amazed at his teaching, because he taught them as one who had authority, not as the teachers of the law. I have to say that my first reaction on reading this just now was to … Continue reading

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The River of God; July 3, 2020


Ezekiel 47:12 “Fruit trees of all kinds will grow on both banks of the river. Their leaves will not wither, nor will their fruit fail. Every month they will bear, because the water from the sanctuary flows to them. Their … Continue reading

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The Bible; June 25, 2020


Jeremiah 8:8 “‘How can you say, “We are wise, for we have the law of the Lord,” when actually the lying pen of the scribes has handled it falsely?’” This verse speaks volumes to me. Many people indeed treat the … Continue reading

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Peace; September 25, 2019


Psalm 119:165 Great peace have they who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble. This Psalm has so many references to Scripture, using several different terms, that it’s often unimportant how they are translated, so long as the … Continue reading

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Christian Living; May 23, 2019


Colossians 3:17 And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. This whole chapter is really loaded with very good stuff, but … Continue reading

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The Blessings of Obedience; February 24, 2019


John 14:23 Jesus replied, “If anyone loves me, he will obey my teaching. My Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him.” The Bible uses all sorts of words to mean much … Continue reading

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Doing Truth; February 21, 2019


John 13:17 “Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them.” The entire Upper Room Discourse, from the beginning of this chapter through Jesus’ pastoral prayer in chapter 17, is incredibly rich in every way. … Continue reading

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God’s Word in Us; July 10, 2018


John 5:38 “…nor does his word dwell in you, for you do not believe the one he sent.” This is a fascinating, and deeply meaningful, statement on the part of Jesus. He was talking to the scribes and Pharisees who, … Continue reading

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Speaking for God; February 26, 2018


Ezekiel 3:17 “Son of man, I have made you a watchman for the house of Israel; so hear the word I speak and give them warning from me.” Here we have a reinforcement of Ezekiel’s commission from the Lord. God … Continue reading

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Preconceptions; June 2, 2017


1 Samuel 8:19-20 But the people refused to listen to Samuel. “No!” they said. “We want a king over us. Then we shall be like all the other nations, with a king to lead us and to go out before … Continue reading

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