Old vs. New? NEW Wins!
Scripture: Colossians 2:20-23 (NLT)
You have died with Christ, and he has set you free from the spiritual powers of this world. So why do you keep on following the rules of the world, such as, 21 “Don’t handle! Don’t taste! Don’t touch!”? 2... Read more
"Think on these things."
Scripture: Philippines 4:8-9 (NKJV)
8 Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any v... Read more
Love of the Father
Scripture: Ephesians 3:14-19
14 For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, 15 from whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, 16 that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strength... Read more
Understanding and Wisdom are for us!
Scripture: Ephesians 1:15-21, esp. 18b-19
15 Therefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints, 16 do not cease to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers: 17 that the God o... Read more
God never changes!
Scripture: Proverbs 16:6 (NKJV)
In mercy and truth Atonement is provided for iniquity;
And by the fear of the LORD one departs from evil.
Observation: This proverb shows the way to atonement through being shown mercy and telling the tr... Read more
Faith and Confession
Scripture: Romans 10:8-11
8 But what does it say? “The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart” (that is, the word of faith which we preach): 9 that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God ... Read more
Powered by the Son
Scripture: II Corinthians 3:9-11, 18
9 If the ministry that brought condemnation was glorious, how much more glorious is the ministry that brings righteousness! 10 For what was glorious has no glory now in comparison with the surpassing glo... Read more
God is My Portion and My Deliverer
Scripture: Psalm 16:1-6 (NAS)
1 Preserve me, O God, for I take refuge in You.
2 I said to the LORD, “You are my Lord;
I have no good besides You.”
3 As for the saints who are in the earth,
They are the majestic ones... Read more
I will not be shaken!
Scripture: Acts 2:25-28
25 David said about him:
“‘I saw the Lord always before me.
Because he is at my right hand,
I will not be shaken.
26 Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices;
my body also will rest in hope,
2... Read more
He sees the Blood!
Scripture: Exodus 12:23
23 When the LORD goes through the land to strike down the Egyptians, he will see the blood on the top and sides of the doorframe and will pass over that doorway, and he will not permit the destroyer to enter your houses... Read more
Scripture: Exodus 9:31-32
31 Now the flax and the barley were struck, for the barley was in the head and the flax was in bud. 32 But the wheat and the spelt were not struck, for they are late crops.
Observation: This verse is taken from t... Read more
He does what He says He will do
Scripture: Luke 21:14
33 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.
Observation: Jesus’ death is getting closer, and He is teaching the apostles on various things, responding to questions they were asking. During ... Read more
He Does See
Scripture: Psalm 10:12-14
12 Arise, O LORD!
Punish the wicked, O God!
Do not ignore the helpless!
13 Why do the wicked get away with despising God?
They think, “God will never call us to account.”
14 But you see the tr... Read more
Getting back into the routine . . .
Back now after spending an extended weekend where it was warm!! We drove to the airport last Thursday in a snowstorm, and got back to temperatures zero and below. Not used to that!! Had a great time with friends and were sad to leave so soon.
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Just a note to let you all know that
1. Our church is doing a 21-day Daniel Fast and part of that is a media fast, so my computer time is sporadic at best, and
2. I am leaving for a few days vacation in Arizona and don't know how much comptu... Read more