November 21 I’m free from charges of condemnation. Romans 8:33-34 (TLB) 33 “Who dares accuse us whom God has chosen for his own? Will God? No! He is the one who has forgiven us and given us right standing with himself. 34 Who then will condemn us? Will Christ? No! For he is the one… Continue reading I’m free from charges of condemnation.
November 20All things, we love God.Romans 8:28 (TLB)28 “And we know that all that happens to us is working for our good if we love God and are fitting into his plans.”Sometimes life takes us to unexpected places, and we may feel it cannot be right. We know God lets all things happen for the… Continue reading All things, we love God.
November 4 “If anyone loves God.”1 Corinthians 8:3 (NKJV)3 “But if anyone loves God, this one is known by Him.” God is awesome and beautiful, He is our counsellor and our friend, and He loved each one of us before we loved Him. As I ponder on the words I read here, I want it… Continue reading “If anyone loves God.”
November 3 Where does your strength come from? Psalm 46:1 (NKJV)God the Refuge of His People and Conqueror of the Nations To the Chief Musician.A Psalm of the sons of Korah.A Song for Alamoth.1 “God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble.” Where does your strength come from? One day I… Continue reading
October 30 “Don’t give up.” Galatians 6:9 (NLT)9 “So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time, we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up.” Most people get tired and are not in the mood for doing what is right. They sometimes do what is… Continue reading “Don’t give up.”
October 29 The righteous will “be long remembered.” Psalm 112:6 (NLT)6 “Such people will not be overcome by evil. Those who are righteous will be long remembered.” Matthew Arnold wrote, “Christ came to reveal what righteousness is.” The Lord Jesus defends the defenceless and the beaten-down he comforts. Jesus Christ feeds the hungry and, healed… Continue reading The Righteous will “be long remembered.”
“Everything connected with getting our own way … is killed off from good.” Galatians 5: 24 Msg. I have read that people speak an average of nine million words a year, and more than half are: “I, me, my, mine.” When we are followers of Christ Jesus then we learn to die to ourselves. We… Continue reading God, please deal with my self-centeredness
October 20 The Lord is Good. Lamentations 3:25 (RSV)25 “The Lord is good to those who wait for him, to the soul that seeks him.” How to wait on the LORD? I pose the question? Sitting here in my study waiting for the LORD, I wait in a quiet place. Considering my surroundings and all… Continue reading The LORD is Good.
October 7 “You don’t have to fight this battle.” 2 Chronicles 20:1 (NKJV)17 “You will not need” to fight in this battle. Position yourselves, stand still and see the salvation of the Lord, who is with you, O Judah and Jerusalem! “Do not fear or be dismayed; tomorrow go out against them, for the Lord… Continue reading “You don’t have to fight this battle.”
October 5 You are not forsaken. Deuteronomy 31:8 (Revised Edition) (NABRE) 8 “It is the Lord who goes before you; he will be with you and will never fail you or forsake you. So do not fear or be dismayed.” On a personal note, I am grateful for these words of encouragement. The Lord says… Continue reading You are not forsaken.