Tag Archives: God

The Difficulty of the Gospel – 1 John 4:8

1 John 4:8 – He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love. Meditation:  The Good News of Salvation through Jesus Christ is wonderful.  The New Testament is filled with expressions of how the amazing gracious Truth of God took bodily form and lived among mankind.  This amazing fact alone cannot be grasped without […]

A Merry Heart Doeth Good – Proverbs 17:22

A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones. – ​Proverbs 17:22 Meditation:  There is an old adage that says, “Laughter is the best medicine.”  Well, the is may be am exaggeration, but the proverb above is certainly true.  Joy is one of the great characteristics of the Kingdom […]

Receive One Another – Romans 15:7

Wherefore receive ye one another, as Christ also received us to the glory of God. – Romans 15:7 Meditation:  One of my very favorite things is spending time with fellow Christians.  Thankfully I am blessed to be able to get along with most everyone, but it is a special pleasure knowing that those around you […]

The Christ – Matthew 16:16

And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God. – Matthew 16:16 Meditation:  Are you a real Christian or an imaginary one?  Let me put it another way.  Who is Jesus of Nazareth?  This is the most important question a person can ask in this life, becaue the […]

Hold Me Up! – Psalm 17:5

Hold up my goings in thy paths, that my footsteps slip not. – Psalm 17:5 Meditation:  Where would we be without God?  It would be no place good for sure considering the natural bent of people to selfish indulgence.  We need help, but do we have the strength?  No, we need salvation from ourselves daily […]

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 […]

Be Content – Hebrews 13:5

Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. – Hebrews 13:5 Meditation:  Being content is supernatural.  Human beings seem naturally bent toward discontent.  We want more, better, and faster.  What’s the solution?  What can satisfy us? […]