Monthly Archives: February 2017

Without Dissimulation- Romans 12:9

Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good. – Romans 12:9 Meditation:  I am very fond of the King James Version of the Holy Bible, but there are words in this trusted old translation that confound our modern ears.  Dissimulation is one of those words.  Dissimulation could […]

Open My Eyes – Psalm 119:18

Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law. – Psalm 119:18 Meditation:  Many years ago when I was a boy I sat in a huge pile of sand used during an expansion of my grandfather’s barn.  As I sat in the sand, I would throw it up into the […]

Assurance – Jeremiah 29:11

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. – Jeremiah 29:11 Meditation:  In the hustle and bustle of modern society with its expectations and goals, its requirements and rules, we are often overwhelmed.   Family, work, school, […]

Suffer For His Sake – Philippians 1:29-30

For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake;  Having the same conflict which ye saw in me, and now hear to be in me. – Philippians 1:29-30 Meditation:  Persecution was promised by Christ.  In fact He stated that one […]

I’ll Live For Him – 2 Corinthians 5:14

For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead: And that he died for all, that they which live should not henceforth live unto themselves, but unto him which died for them, and rose again. – 2 Corinthians 5:14-15 Meditation:  There is an […]

Faith by Hearing – Romans 10:17

So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. – Romans 10:17 Meditation:  Faith is a vast, important, and critical Biblical topic.  Faith is a gift from God (Ephesians 2:8) by His grace.  Without faith it is impossible to please the Lord (Hebrews 11:6).  By faith, we can move mountains (Matthew […]

Make Known His Deeds – 1 Chronicles 16:8

Give thanks unto the Lord, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the people. – 1 Chronicles 16:8 Meditation:  In the United States (a few other nations) we have a national holiday dedicated to giving thanks.  Thanksgiving Day is a long way from February, but does that mean we wait to give thanks?  […]