Monthly Archives: May 2017

Finishing My Course With Joy – Acts 20:22-24

And now, behold, I go bound in the spirit unto Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there:  Save that the Holy Ghost witnesseth in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me.  But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might […]

Judgment Must Begin – 1 Peter 4:17

For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God? – 1 Peter 4:17 Meditation:  Today’s passage is not the most comforting.  We speak of judgement.  No one really enjoys judgement.  We would just […]

Houses in the Rocks – Proverbs 30:26

The conies are but a feeble folk, yet make they their houses in the rocks – Proverbs 30:26 Meditation:  Conies or hyrax, also called rock rabbits, are a distant genetic relative of the elephant and manatee.  Despite their name, these curious animals are not rodents.  As the Scripture states, they live among rocks for protection […]

Pure In Heart – Matthew 5:8

Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. – Matthew 5:8 Meditation:  When I consider the beatitude above, I wonder, how can I be pure in heart?  I have sinned, and I am often tempted like other men.  Then I consider the Apostles and other godly saints of the Scriptures.  They were […]

Choose Life – Deuteronomy 30:19

I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live – Deuteronomy 30:19 Meditation:  Every day is filled with choices.  Thanks be to God that He did not leave it up […]

A Son of Abraham – Luke 19:9-10

And Jesus said unto him, This day is salvation come to this house, forsomuch as he also is a son of Abraham.  For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost. – Luke 19:9-10 Meditation:  There is an old Baptist hymn called “Blessed Be the Tie that Binds” […]

Suffer In Well Doing – 1 Peter 3:17

For it is better, if the will of God be so, that ye suffer for well doing, than for evil doing. – 1 Peter 3:17 Meditation:  One of the most difficult things to do is good for someone who harms you or wishes you harm.  When we are hurt, we want to strike back.  We […]

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? – Romans 8:35-37

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?  As it is written, For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.  Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors […]

Our Lives For The Brethren – 1 John 3:16

Hereby perceive we the love of God , because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren. – 1 John 3:16 Meditation:  How much do you love God?  Do you love Him enough to go to church?  Do you love Him enough to sing praise […]

O Lord, I beseech thee – Nehemiah 1:11

O Lord, I beseech thee, let now thine ear be attentive to the prayer of thy servant, and to the prayer of thy servants, who desire to fear thy name: and prosper, I pray thee, thy servant this day, and grant him mercy in the sight of this man. For I was the king’s cupbearer. […]