Plotting

Then the Pharisees went out and plotted against Him, how they might destroy Him. Matt 12:14

What are you plotting today – good or evil? Continue reading

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Eyes on God

And he said, “I have been very zealous for the Lord God of hosts; because the children of Israel have forsaken Your covenant, torn down Your altars, and killed Your prophets with the sword. I alone am left; and they seek to take my life.” 1 Kings 19:14

Elijah was quite a prophet; an awesome man of God that stood against the king, queen, and the idolatry of a nation. Continue reading

Discipline

Let your ‘Yes’ be ‘Yes,’ and your ‘No,’ ‘No.’ For whatever is more than these is from the evil one. Matt 5:37

The evil one is intent on evil. He wants to cause confusion and harm. He desires misunderstanding and a commotion.
Such is the case in something I read this morning on Facebook. Continue reading

Wrong is wrong no matter who does it.

Now when Peter had come to Antioch, I withstood him to his face, because he was to be blamed; for before certain men came from James, he would eat with the Gentiles; but when they came, he withdrew and separated himself, fearing those who were of the circumcision. Gal 2:11-13

I have often thought of this scripture. In Bible college I wrote a paper on Galatians and gained some in depth understanding. Continue reading

Harsh words

“Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in heaven. Many will say to Me in that day, ‘Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out demons in Your name, and done many wonders in Your name?’ And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness!’ Matt 7:21-23

Do you ever worry about being one of those that say, “Lord, Lord”? Continue reading

Daily Bread

Give us this day our daily bread. Matt 6:11

What things do you need every day?
One of the first things I do in the morning is get a cup of coffee. Continue reading

Refresh your joy!

It is a sign between Me and the children of Israel forever; for in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth, and on the seventh day He rested and was refreshed. Ex 31:17

With getting up so early I often become weary early in the evening. Take yesterday for instance; Continue reading