Tag Archives: Grace

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 […]

Our Sufficiency is of God – 2 Corinthians 3:5

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 – 1 Corinthians 15:34

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 […]

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 […]

​The Prevailing Word of God – Acts 19:20

So mightily grew the word of God and prevailed. – ​Acts 19:20 Meditation: One of the oddest accounts in the Book of Acts concerns not the reaction of people following a failed exorcism in Ephesus (Acts 19:13-20).  Following these events, many people in the city were convicted of their idolatry and burned their books of […]

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 […]

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 […]