Tag Archives: serving God

Acceptance; June 6, 2018


Mark 6:4-6 Jesus said to them, “Only in his home town, among his relatives and in his own house is a prophet without honor.” He could not do any miracles there, except lay his hands on a few sick people … Continue reading

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Serving Christ; May 26, 2018


Matthew 25:40 “The King will reply, ‘I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.’” It needs to be said that this is not a parable, it … Continue reading

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Accountability; May 25, 2018


Matthew 25:21 (23) “His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!’” This is one of Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Ministers; April 25, 2018


Malachi 2:7 “For the lips of a priest ought to preserve knowledge, and from his mouth men should seek instruction—because he is the messenger of the Lord Almighty.” It must be remembered that this is the ideal, the desired standard, … Continue reading

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Shepherds; February 10, 2018


Jeremiah 3:15 “Then I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will lead you with knowledge and understanding.” We sometimes forget that “pastor” means “shepherd.” This verse calls to mind Paul’s famous words to the Ephesians: “It was … Continue reading

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Consequences; February 7, 2018


Isaiah 65:13-14 Therefore this is what the Sovereign Lord says: “My servants will eat, but you will go hungry; my servants will drink, but you will go thirsty; my servants will rejoice, but you will be put to shame. My … Continue reading

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Excluding Ourselves; February 2, 2018


Isaiah 56:3 Let no foreigner who has bound himself to the Lord say, “The Lord will surely exclude me from his people.” And let not any eunuch complain, “I am only a dry tree.” Very often we exclude ourselves from … Continue reading

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