Tag Archives: Devotion

My Foot Slippeth – Psalm 94:18

When I said, My foot slippeth; thy mercy, O Lord, held me up. – Psalm 94:18 Meditation:  When was the last time you slipped up?  A year ago?  A month?  A week?  Today?  I venture that an honest assessment would reveal that you and I have slipped up or sinned very recently.  Being an obedient […]

Succor – Hebrews 2:18

For in that he himself hath suffered being tempted, he is able to succour them that are tempted. – Hebrews 2:18 Meditation:  Who does not appreciate sympathy, a little succor?  Occasionally everyone needs a listening ear and a caring heart.  Whether it is because of hardship or confusion or simply weariness, we all could use […]

They Which Creep Into Houses – 2 Timothy 3:6

For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts – 2 Timothy 3:6 Meditation:   Since the beginning of time there have countless philosophies and so-called self-help schemes to guide people in equally countless directions.  From political and economic philosophies to mental growth […]

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 […]

Preparing Your Heart – Ezra 7:10

For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and judgments. – Ezra 7:10 Meditation:  According to the Scriptures, the natural inclination of mankind is toward selfish ambition, pride, and sin.  This not a rosy picture, and it does not bode […]

Today and Tomorrow – Matthew 6:34

Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. – ​Matthew 6:34 Meditation:  Do you worry?  Do you spend time on great concerns about tomorrow?  Many people are worried about everything.  There are even diagnosed conditions for such […]

Having these promises… – 2 Corinthians 7:1

Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God. – 2 Corinthians 7:1 Meditation:  What should our response be to the promises of God?  In a word… Holiness.  You see, holiness is our proper response to God’s goodness, grace, […]