Tag Archives: ignoring God

Repentance; July 6, 2019


Deuteronomy 30:6 The Lord your God will circumcise your hearts and the hearts of your descendants, so that you may love him with all your heart and with all your soul, and live. This chapter as a whole is talking … Continue reading

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Peace; January 28, 2018


Isaiah 48:22 “There is no peace,” says the Lord, “for the wicked.” This brief verse says a great deal about the state of the world today. The Japanese makes it clear that this is talking about inner peace, rather than … Continue reading

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May 11, 2017


Deuteronomy 28:2 All these blessings will come upon you and accompany you if you obey the Lord your God. This list of blessings is well known, and certainly seems attractive. A few of the things are so specifically agrarian that … Continue reading

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January 24, 2017


James 5:17-18 Elijah was a man just like us. He prayed earnestly that it would not rain, and it did not rain on the land for three and a half years. Again he prayed, and the heavens gave rain, and … Continue reading

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June 5, 2016


Psalm 10:4 In his pride the wicked does not seek him; in all his thoughts there is no room for God. This verse points out the essential idiocy of those who exclude God from their hearts. The NIV turn of … Continue reading

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September 3, 2015


Acts 28:24 Some were convinced by what he said, but others would not believe. Faith is ultimately a choice. As I have explained to quite a few people, faith is a gift from God, (Ephesians 2:8-9) but we have to … Continue reading

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April 30, 2015


Proverbs 21:2 All a man’s ways seem right to him, but the Lord weighs the heart. This is one of those obvious truths that we forget in practice. Anytime someone quotes this we say, “right,” but then we turn around … Continue reading

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