Monthly Archives: February 2020

With His Word – Matthew 8:16-17

When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were possessed with devils: and he cast out the spirits with his word, and healed all that were sick: That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses. – Matthew 8:16-17 How […]

Sent from God – John 1:6

There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. – John 1:6 Today’s verse is such a simple statement, but it is packed with information and insights about God, the nature of His involvement with mankind and the mission of one specific man named John. Referring to John the Baptist, the Apostle John […]

The Sweetness of a Man’s Friend – Proverbs 27:9

Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man’s friend by hearty counsel. – Proverbs 27:9 One of the simplest ministries we can all give and receive is friendship. A friend can lift us up and join us in our day to day struggles. A friend can listen and sympathize. A […]

Subject – Romans 13:5

Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake. – Romans 13:5 We are all subjects. This may sound old-fashioned or even opposed to the idea of freedom as we think of it today. However, it’s true. We are all subject to obey the laws of the land, the […]

Abide In Him – 1 John 2:6

He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked. – 1 John 2:6 Abide is not a word most of us use daily, but the idea of abiding love or referring to our homes as an abode are not so uncommon. When we abide, we live in […]

Fishers of Men – Matthew 4:19

And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. – Matthew 4:19 Have you ever wondered why the Lord called the Apostles to be fishers of men? Why not hunters or trappers? Surely such activities were found in first century Israel. I think the answer lies in the nature […]

Firstlings – Genesis 4:4

And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the Lord had respect unto Abel and to his offering – Genesis 4:4 When you think about your day, what comes first?  What is your biggest priority?  What are you willing to move out of the way to […]