Tag Archives: victory

Identifying with Christ; September 13, 2021


John 17:14-15 “I have given them your word and the world has hated them, for they are not of the world any more than I am of the world. My prayer is not that you take them out of the … Continue reading

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Peace; September 11, 2021


John 16:33 “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” I thought I would be able to write on … Continue reading

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Suffering; June 6, 2021


Job 16:19-21 Even now my witness is in heaven; my advocate is on high.My intercessor is my friend as my eyes pour out tears to God; on behalf of a man he pleads with God as a man pleads for … Continue reading

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Faith; January 23, 2021


Job 5:2 Resentment kills a fool, and envy slays the simple. Job’s friends’ pronouncements are largely collections of platitudes and truisms, but they do contain some nuggets worthy of meditation. Verse seven of this chapter – “Man is born to … Continue reading

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Rules; January 20, 2021


Leviticus 26:3 “‘If you follow my decrees and are careful to obey my commands, … ‘” The Bible has a lot of “if/then” places in it. We love to latch onto “the promises of God,” as we see them, but … Continue reading

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The Humanity of Jesus; December 21, 2020


Hebrews 2:17-18 For this reason he had to be made like his brothers in every way, in order that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in service to God, and that he might make atonement for the … Continue reading

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Zombie Christians; November 24, 2020


Galatians 2:20 I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warfare; May 19, 2020


Revelation 20:9 They marched across the breadth of the earth and surrounded the camp of God’s people, the city he loves. But fire came down from heaven and devoured them. When I first read through today’s passage I wondered how … Continue reading

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Priorities; May 18, 2020


Revelation 12:11 They overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony; they did not love their lives so much as to shrink from death. These readings were chosen on the basis of the … Continue reading

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Death; April 11, 2020


John 19:30 When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. A great deal has been written and spoken about this verse, including by me, but the … Continue reading

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