Tag Archives: commitment to God

Tools; August 5, 2019


Psalm 44:6-7 I do not trust in my bow, my sword does not bring me victory; but you give us victory over our enemies, you put our adversaries to shame. Weapons, or any tools, for that matter, are all well … Continue reading

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The Word of God; August 23, 2018


Acts 12:24 But the word of God continued to increase and spread. This comes right after the mention of King Herod’s rather horrific death, so I think the NIV is justified in inserting “But” at the beginning of the sentence. … Continue reading

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Drawing Close to God; February 20, 2018


Jeremiah 30:21 “‘Who is he who will devote himself to be close to me?’ declares the Lord.” This verse is talking about leaders, but to me this line is a challenge to every believer. Where the NIV says “devote himself,” … Continue reading

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Preparation; August 19, 2017


2 Chronicles 19:4 Jehoshaphat lived in Jerusalem, and he went out again among the people from Beersheba to the hill country of Ephraim and turned them back to the Lord, the God of their fathers. When you think about it, … Continue reading

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Doing What God Says; July 14, 2017


1 Kings 17:5 So he did what the Lord had told him. This chapter introduces us to Elijah, considered one of the greatest prophets and one who appeared with Moses to talk with Jesus on the Mount of Transfiguration. (Matthew … Continue reading

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December 18, 2015


Luke 1:37-38 “For nothing is impossible with God.” “I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May it be to me as you have said.” Then the angel left her. What a contrast to Gabriel’s interaction with Zechariah! I’m sure he … Continue reading

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July 8, 2014


Isaiah 33:2 O Lord, be gracious to us; we long for you. Be our strength every morning, our salvation in time of distress. This is certainly a heartfelt prayer, and an appropriate one for any believer when times are difficult. … Continue reading

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