Ye shall walk after the Lord your God, and fear him, and keep his commandments, and obey his voice, and ye shall serve him, and cleave unto him. – Deuteronomy 13:4 Meditation:  I used to enjoy following my dad around my grandfather’s farm and to the store and elsewhere as a youth.  When I was […]

Hear ye, and give ear; be not proud: for the LORD hath spoken. – Jeremiah 13:15 Meditation:  Most of us are not good listeners.  We would rather be heard than hear others.  This extension of natural selfishness is not surprising, but it is one of the most prevalent and annoying attributes.  Therefore, the prophet tells […]

I have set the LORD always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved. – Psalms 16:8 Meditation:  One of our greatest mistakes is wanting to be in front or first.  Being first means leadership, and we are often unprepared and unable to lead.  As children we need parents […]

Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear – Hebrews 12:28 Meditation:  So much of our daily lives is beyond our control, and this realization can drive us to feel victimized by circumstances.  Fear can creep into our minds […]

Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves; but our sufficiency is of God – 2 Corinthians 3:5 Meditation:  Where does your goodness come from?  Yourself?  Nope.  Jesus said that none is good but God.  (Matthew 19:17).  All good things come from God (James 1:17). Like the Apostle Paul, […]

Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame. – 1 Corinthians 15:34 Meditation:  Sleep is good, and rest is precious.  Either unrestrained are like holes in a water bucket leeching away our zeal and momentum.  If we are ruled by sleepy virtue, this […]

The LORD reigneth; let the earth rejoice; let the multitude of isles be glad thereof. – Psalms 97:1 Meditation:  Lest we forget, our God reigns.  He reigns in Heaven.  He reigns on Earth.  Praise God for His mercy and grace!  Praise the Lord for His majesty and holiness!  For all that is good, praise the […]