Tag Archives: God’s grace

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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Knowing God; February 17, 2018


Jeremiah 24:7 “I will give them a heart to know me, that I am the Lord. They will be my people, and I will be their God, for they will return to me with all their heart.” Here we have … Continue reading

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Sin and Salvation; January 30, 2018


Isaiah 53:6 We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all. This chapter as a whole is an incredibly rich prophecy … Continue reading

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Teachers; January 19, 2018


Isaiah 30:20-21 Although the Lord gives you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, your teachers will be hidden no more; with your own eyes you will see them. Whether you turn to the right or to the … Continue reading

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The Fear of the Lord; January 12, 2018


Proverbs 30:7-9 “Two things I ask of you, O Lord; do not refuse me before I die: Keep falsehood and lies far from me; give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread. Otherwise, I may … Continue reading

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Gratitude; January 2, 2018


Psalms 136:1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. His love endures forever. Not knowing Hebrew, I don’t know the original term used in the recurring refrain of this Psalm, but different translations render it as love, (NIV) … Continue reading

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Priorities; December 30, 2017


Luke 2:49-50 “Why were you searching for me?” he asked. “Didn’t you know I had to be in my Father’s house?” But they did not understand what he was saying to them. Jesus wasn’t being deliberately disobedient to Mary and … Continue reading

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