Tag Archives: words

The Limits of Intellect; November 13, 2021


Revelation 5:12 In a loud voice they sang:“Worthy is the Lamb, who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and strength and honor and glory and praise!” I think the NIV is entirely justified in using “sang,” rather … Continue reading

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Practical Love; November 9, 2021


1 John 3:18 Dear children, let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth. Sometimes we forget what a practical, down-to-earth book the Bible is. Here John very politely knocks the stuffing out of people … Continue reading

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Answers to Prayer; July 30, 2021


Daniel 9:23 “As soon as you began to pray, an answer was given, which I have come to tell you, for you are highly esteemed. Therefore, consider the message and understand the vision.” God is not slow to act, but … Continue reading

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Blessing Others; June 15, 2021


Psalms 20:1-2 May the Lord answer you when you are in distress; may the name of the God of Jacob protect you. May he send you help from the sanctuary and grant you support from Zion. It’s interesting that this … Continue reading

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Words; May 1, 2021


1 Samuel 1:17 Eli answered, “Go in peace, and may the God of Israel grant you what you have asked of him.” Eli’s words to Hannah were very simple, but because he was the priest, Hannah received them as from … Continue reading

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Words; January 30, 2021


Proverbs 18:20-21 From the fruit of his mouth a man’s stomach is filled; with the harvest from his lips he is satisfied. The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit. … Continue reading

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Words; June 11, 2020


Proverbs 12:18 Reckless words pierce like a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing. The Bible has a lot to say about words and speech. Just pulling the references would take quite a while! This particular verse brings … Continue reading

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Words of Life; May 23, 2020


Deuteronomy 32:45-47 When Moses finished reciting all these words to all Israel, he said to them, “Take to heart all the words I have solemnly declared to you this day, so that you may command your children to obey carefully … Continue reading

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Benediction; March 20, 2020


1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. The one who calls you is faithful … Continue reading

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Getting Real; March 14, 2020


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 solidly practical, spelling out in concrete terms … Continue reading

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